Health Ministry Secretary Luv Agarwal’s Brother Found Dead in UP Under Mysterious Circumstances

Police officials suspected that Ankur Agarwal committed suicide as a licensed pistol was recovered from the spot.

Updated: January 18, 2021 11:07 PM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Kritika Bansal

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New Delhi: Health Ministry Joint Secretary Luv Agarwal’s brother was found dead by police in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharnpur on Monday evening. The body of Ankur Agarwal was found in Pilkhani area under mysterious circumstances, reports said.

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Police officials suspected that Ankur Agarwal committed suicide as his licensed pistol was recovered from the spot.

Sources said that a family dispute may have led to Ankur Agarwal taking the drastic step.

Police have initiated an investigation into the matter and are probing all angles, officials said.

Ankur Agarwal’s body was taken to the district hospital for post-mortem, they said.

Ankur was the brother of senior IAS officer Luv Agarwal, joint secretary in the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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Published Date: January 18, 2021 10:48 PM IST

Updated Date: January 18, 2021 11:07 PM IST