The Central Bureau of Investigation is deeply saddened to learn the demise of Shri Ranjit Sinha, former Director, CBI. CBI extends its deepest condolence & sympathy to the bereaved family and prays to the Almighty to give the family the strength & fortitude to bear their loss at this time of great sorrow.
Shri Praveen Sinha, Incharge Director, CBI has said “Our heartfelt condolences are with the bereaved family in this hour of intense grief. May his soul rest in peace”.
Shri Ranjit Sinha, an IPS officer of the 1974 batch (Bihar cadre) took over as the Director of CBI on 03.12.2012 and retired on 02.12.2014. He was the 26th Director of CBI after its formation in 1963. Prior to joining as Director, CBI, Shri Sinha was Director-General of ITBP. Shri Sinha had earlier held several important positions in CBI including the post of Joint Director and DIG. Shri Sinha served as Superintendent of Police of Madhubani, Saharsa & Railway(Patna). He had also served as DIG, Magadh Range, Gaya. He had served in CRPF as IG(Ops) at Srinagar, IG(Pers) at Directorate General and ADG in ITBP.
Shri Ranjit Sinha, a Post Graduate in Science from Patna University, had an M.Phil from IIPA, New Delhi and a Diploma in HR Management from Wollongong University, Australia. He was decorated with the Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 1991 and the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 1997.