Govt Suspends Another KAS Officer

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Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday suspended a senior KAS officer pending enquiry into his conduct.

“Pending enquiry into his conduct, Dr. Bharat Bhushan, KAS, Managing Director, J&K SC, ST and OBC Development Corporation, is hereby placed under suspension, with immediate effect in terms of Rule 31 of Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1956,” reads a government order issued here.

“During the period of his suspension, he shall remain attached with the General Administration Department,” the order said.

Sources told news agency GNS that a number of officers who have cases pending against them before anti-graft bodies are being suspended till completion of the inquiry against them.

Bhushan’s suspension come almost a week after the J&K Government suspended two senior officials pending an inquiry into their conduct in a case pertaining to Rs 250-crore bank loan fraud.

 

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