Former CBI Director Uma Shankar Mishra is no more


Bhubaneswar: Former Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Uma Shankar Mishra passed away at a hospital in Delhi on Thursday.

The 1968-batch Odisha-cadre IPS officer has been the only person from Odisha to hold the top post of CBI.

Mishra was appointed as the Director of the premier investigation agency on December 6, 2003.

“We mourn the sad demise of former CBI Director Shri Uma Sankar Mishra, retired IPS officer of 1968 batch of Odisha Cadre. Shri Mishra will be remembered for his professional excellence, integrity, humility and compassion. My condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace,” tweeted Odisha DGP Abhay.