Anantnag Deaths: DC Assures Strict Action


Srinagar: The district authorities in south Kashmir’s Anantnag on Tuesday assured strict action against any negligence, if any, into the death of two pregnant women after completion of probe within three days.

Addressing journalists in the south Kashmir district today, the District Magistrate, Anantnag, Bashir Ahmad Dar said that whosoever will be found responsible of negligence will be dealt strictly as per law, an official handout said. He assured that enquiry will be completed within 3 days as per the aspirations of the people.

Dar said that orders have been issued for impartial enquiry and a committee under the supervision of ADC, Anantnag stand constituted to submit its report within 3 days.

“The committee has recorded statements at Salia Seer Hamdan and Kharpora regarding the incidents and a lady doctor and a staff nurse of SDH Seer Hamdan have been suspended,” he said.

The DC further said that wearing of masks is mandatory due to the prevailing situation and the district administration has distributed 6.20 lac double layered masks, free of cost among the BPL families while the masks are available for APL families at a minimum cost of Rs.5/-.

Regarding the evacuation of workers and students from other, he said that they have been thoroughly checked by the health department and are being kept under home quarantine.

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