SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has sacked Hizbul Mujahideen’s Chief Sayed Salahuddin’s two sons, and 9 others from government jobs.
According to reports, 11 government employees (including Salahuddin’s sons Syed Ahmad Shakeel and Shahid Yousuf) were terminated in the interest of nation as per the Constitutional Provision.
The designated committee in Union Territory of J&K, responsible for scrutinizing and recommending cases under Article 311(2)(c) of the Constitution, in its 2nd and 4th meeting, recommended 3 and 8 cases respectively, for their dismissal from the government service.
The three officials recommended for dismissal in the second meeting of the committee pertaining to an Orderly of ITI, Kupwara, and two teachers from Anantnag District.
Other 8 government employees recommended for dismissal in the fourth meeting of the committee include two constables of Jammu Kashmir Police including Abdul Rashid Shigan, the reports added.
Meanwhile, two employees of the education department Jabbar Ahmad Paray and Nisar Ahmad Tantray have been terminated.
Shaheen Ahmad Lone, an Inspector of the Power Department has been found involved in smuggling and transporting arms for the Hizbul Mujahideen, said the officials.
Out of the 11 employees dismissed, 4 are from Anantnag, 3 from Budgam, 1 each from Baramulla, Srinagar, Pulwama and Kupwara.
Out of these, 4 were working in the Education Department, 2 in Jammu Kashmir Police and 1 each in Agriculture, Skill Development, Power, SKIMS and Health Departments.
More details are awaited.