SPO’s turned Constables draw meagre salary

Srinagar: Scores of SPO’s working in Jammu and Kashmir Police Department Monday alleged that despite being promoted as Constables a decade ago their salary was not enhanced. They said soon after getting promotions, they started drawing Rs 16,000 per month, however, after sometime police department through a circular curtailed our salary and directed the concerned authority to release only Rs 3800 per month.

The SPO’s told CNS at a time when market is becoming darer and darer, how they would be able to meet their both ends by meager salary.

“When we approached the concerned authority they informed us that police has issued a circular on 27/10/2013 which reads that all the SPO’s converted to constables would not get more than Rs 4000 salary permonth,” they said adding it is a grave injustice towards them.

They appealed Director General of Police Ashok Prasad to look into the matter and relieve them from their miseries. (CNS)

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