SRINAGAR — The Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday terminated from services “in the interest of the security of the state” the suspended Deputy Superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Davinder Singh, who has been chargesheeted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for allegedly providing support to Hizb-ul-Mujahideen.
Also, two more teachers from Kupwara district have been terminated under sub-clause (c) of the proviso to clause (2) of Article 311 of the Constitution of India by the Lieutenant Governor.
“The Lieutenant Governor is satisfied after considering the facts and circumstances of the case and on the basis of information available that the activities of Davinder Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Under Suspension), S/o Deedar Singh, R/o Overigund Tral, Pulwama, are such as to warrant his dismissal from service,” reads an order.
“The Lieutenant Governor is satisfied under sub-clause (c) of the proviso to clause (2) of Article 311 of the Constitution of India that in the interest of the security of the State, it is not expedient to hold an enquiry in the case of Davinder Singh… Accordingly, the Lieutenant Governor hereby dismisses Davinder Singh…from service, with immediate effect,” it added.
Similar worded orders were passed by the Lieutenant Governor against Bashir Ahmad Sheikh, son of Ghulam Mohammad Sheikh, a resident of Village Dildar Batpora in Karnah area of Kupwara, and Mohammad Yousuf Ganie, son of Ghulam Qadir Ganie, a resident of Trich Kupwara — both teachers in school education department.
Earlier, Dr Abdul Bari Naik, Assistant Professor, Geography, Government Degree College, Women, Udhampur, and Naib Tehsildar (Revenue Officer) Pulwama–II besides a teacher, Idrees Jan from Kupwara, were dismissed under the same law. (GNS)