Rakesh Asthana has been appointed as the Director General of the BSF

New Delhi: Rakesh Asthana, an IPS officer of the Gujarat cadre and former special director of the CBI, has been appointed Additional Director General of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF). He is currently the Director General of the Civil Aviation Safety Bureau (BCS) and the Additional Charge of the Bureau of Narcotics Control (NCB).

Asthana's name came up in the CBI v. CBI case. However, in March this year, former CBI director Rakesh Asthana and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Devendra Kumar received clean chit. Asthana and Devendra Kumar were given clean chit as there was not enough evidence against them.