Former bureaucrat and son commit suicide in wake of bribery charges

Just two months after his wife and daughter allegedly committed suicide, B.K. Bansal, Director General of Corporate Affairs, and his son Yogesh were found hanging in the same Madhu Vihar flat on Tuesday.BK Bansal’s wife and daughter had killed themselves in July after he was arrested by the CBI.In July, Mr. Bansal’s wife Satyabala, 58, and her daughter, Neha, 28, were found hanging in separate rooms in the flat.Bansal was the the director general of corporate affairs before he was arrested for taking a bribe of Rs 9 lakh from a Mumbai-based pharmaceutical firm.

Bansal was caught by officials from the Central Bureau of Investigation while taking the bribe. Three others were arrested along with him, and produced before a Delhi court. He was granted bail in August.

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