The SMG employees in their complaint, a copy of which lies with Kashmir News Trust have alleged that that said officer have acquired cash and kind through illegal means that need to be thoroughly verified and probed.
By: Sajad Sofi
Srinagar, Sep 09: State Vigilance Organization has started verifying the facts after employees of the State Motor Garages (SMG) dispatched letters in black and white to Governor and Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir alleging that incumbent Deputy Director SMG, Malik Tahir Gani has been enjoying his status out of rules and regulation as prescribed by the Government by the way of CSR.
“The said officer should be transferred from this department as he has completed five years above and has been managing the office affairs following his own rules,” the employees in the communiqué has said.
The complainants have claimed that the said officer was initially appointed as Adhoc Apprentice Engineer in the year 1997 in JKSRTC Srinagar. Later on he was deputed at RTO office on deputation where he drained the state exchequer as a result he came on the radar of State Vigilance Organization.
The SMG employees in their complaint, a copy of which lies withKashmir News Trust have alleged that that said officer has acquired cash and kind through illegal means that need to be thoroughly verified and probed.
“The official even carries a pistol with him which he uses for threatening purposes. He even uses SMG vehicles for his personal use while the irony is that he has also kept some of the vehicles at the disposal of his relatives and close friends.”
The employees have alleged that being the Deputy Director SMG, the said officer was member of SSRB but was removed from Appointment panel after he abused his official position and appointed blue-eyed persons as drivers.
The employees have requested the Government to appoint a versatile KAS officer in his place.
Meanwhile, a team of Vigilance Organization visited the SMG to ascertain the facts, however, the officer in question said that it was a routine visit of the Vigilance team that has nothing to do with him.
“All the allegations are baseless aimed at to malign my image,” Deputy Director SMG, Malik Tahir Gani said.