SRINAGAR: A local court in Srinagar on Saturday granted interim bail to suspended DySP Adil Mushtaq Sheikh in a case registered against him in police station Nowgam.

News Agency KDC reported that the Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Srinagar granted an interim bail to suspended DySp Adil Mushtaq Sheikh who was arrested on charges of corruption, extortion, and fraud, from October 14 to October 21.

Counsel for the accused, Advocate Farooq Ahmad Kathwari said that an interim bail has been granted on surety of 50 thousand rupees.

“One DySP of 17th IRP namely Adil Mushtaq arrested in FIR no 149/2023 u/s 7, 7A of Prevention of Corruption Act and sections 167, 193, 201, 210, 218, 221 of IPC of Nowgam PS,” Srinagar police posted on X (Formerly Twitter).

Earlier, the Government in an order attached the officer to Zonal Police Headquarters Kashmir, during their period of suspension.

“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 KPS155772, shall be deemed to have been placed under suspension with effect from September 21, 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,” read an order issued by Financial Commissioner (Additional Chief Secretary) Home Raj Kumar Goyal.

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