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Govt suspends two police officers

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Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday suspended two police officers.

An order issued by the Home Department reads: Gowhar Ahmad Khan, Additional Superintendent of Police Budgam is placed under suspension with immediate effect in terms of terms of Rule 31(1) of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1956, pending enquiry into his conduct.

“In terms of Rule 31(2) of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Classification Control & Appeal) Rules, 1956, Adil Mushtaq, Deputy Superintendent of Police, PID No.KPS 155772, shall be deemed to have been placed under suspension with effect from 21.09.2023 i.e. the date of arrest of the officer in case FIR No.149/2023 under sections 7, 7A of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, and section 167, 193, 201, 210, 218, 221 of IPC in Police Station Nowgam,” reads a Home department order.

The order further reads that the officer shall remain attached to the Zonal Police Headquarters in Kashmir, during the period of suspension.

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