Principal, Assistant Professor placed under suspension

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir Government has suspended a principal and an Assistant Professor of Higher education department after caught red handed by Anti Corruption Bureau in Summer capital Srinagar.

In an orders by principal secretary to government higher education said, “Pending inquiry into the conduct of Tariq Ahmad Ashai, principal, GDC Pattan and Imtiyaz Gul Khan, Assistant Professor, GDC Pattan are deemed to have been suspended in terms of section 31 of Jammu and Kashmir Civil Servics (classification, control and Appeal) Rules, 1956 from the date of the arrest I.e; 14-02-2023.”

It further ordered that during the period of their suspension both the officers shall remain attached in the office of Director colleges, J&K.

Earlier, according to news agency Kashmir Dot Com, Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday trapped and arrested these two higher education officials for accepting bribe.

Both the professors were produced before Special Judge Anti Corruption Baramulla and were send on ten days police remand for further investigation. — (KDC)