Breakthrough awaited in defence officials death
New Delhi: Investigators are yet to make any breakthrough in the case of mysterious deaths of a senior defence official and his wife in a south Delhi flat even as police on Monday made further enquiries about him from two of his
Police had recovered a note and a diary from the room of
Kumar Yashkar, who was a Deputy Director in the Directorate
General of Medical Services, in which he had spoken about work
pressure and mentioned the names of two Army officials who he
alleged were pressurising him.
Yashkar and his wife Archana Sharma were found dead on
Friday in their flat in south Delhi`s Hudco Place. Sharma was
found strangled while Yashkar was found burnt.
According to police, two more senior colleagues of
Yashkar were approached by police today for "further
enquiries" about him.
Investigators said they have already "talked" to three
Army officials, including the immediate boss of Yashkar,
yesterday to enquire about the deceased.
"There is no clarity as to what happened. We are
investigating the matter. We are awaiting post mortem report.
It may give us some lead," a senior police official said.
The official said they were not ruling out any angles and
are investigating into murder as well as suicide theories.
Preliminary post mortem report had claimed that Yashkar
died of severe burn injuries and his wife due to
Police had registered a case of murder suspecting that
Yashkar probably strangled his wife before committing suicide.
Yashkar`s brother had told police that the officer was
dealing with RTI applications and that he had indicated that
there were pulls and pressures.
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