Bengaluru: A 57-year-old head cashier of Currency Management Branch, State Bank of Mysore, Avenue Road, allegedly committed suicide by hanging in his house in Vivek Nagar on Wednesday morning.
The police have identified the deceased as G Raviraj (57). According to police sources, Raviraj was facing a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly diverting Rs 20 lakh worth of Rs 2,000 new currency notes with demonetized Rs 500 currency notes in the currency chest without documentation.
According to reliable sources, Raviraj was recently questioned by the CBI and it this may have pushed him to commit suicide.
The Vivek Nagar police have registered a case and are investigating.