SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government has suspended the Incharge Executive Officer of the Municipal Committee Handwara pending an inquiry against him.
According to an order, Farooq Ahmad Rather, the Incharge Executive Officer of MC Handwara, has been attached to the office of the Directorate of Urban Local Bodies Kashmir.
“Pending inquiry into his conduct and in terms of Rule 31(1) of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Classification, Control, and Appeal) Rules, 1956, Farooq Ahmad Rather, I/C Executive Officer, Municipal Committee, Handwara is hereby placed under suspension with immediate effect,” read the order.
During his suspension period, he shall remain attached to the office of the Directorate of Urban Local Bodies, Kashmir.
“It is further ordered that the Director of Urban Local Bodies, Kashmir, shall assign the charge of the post of Executive Officer, Handwara, to any suitable officer until regular arrangements are made by the Government, whichever is earlier,” it added. (KNS)