Lucknow: Senior IAS officer Sanjeev Dubey today committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in Uttar Pradesh capital city Lucknow.
According to police officer, his body was found by his family members at his 14, Gautampalli residence here.
Sanjeev Dubey who was the 1987-batch Uttar Pradesh cadre officer was posted as Principal Secretary in the Home Guard department and had held several important posts.
Dubey has left behind a suicide note highlighting health problems as a reason behind his extreme step.
Police sources said, adding he was suffering from several painful health conditions like osteoporosis.
The incident came into limelight when he did not open the door of his residence till late in the day.
Meanwhile, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav condoled Dubey’s demise even as senior officials, including DGP Javeed Ahmed and Chief Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar visited his house.