Ganderbal: In view of constant complaints about the shortage of drinking water in various areas of Kangan Sub division coupled with the misconduct of Sh.Afroz Ahmad AEE PHE Kangan, Deputy commissioner Ganderbal has attached the officer with the office of Additional District Development Commissioner Ganderbal with immediate effect.
The ADDC has been asked to conduct a thorough enquiry into the matter within a period of one week. The Assistant Engineering PHE Ganderbal shall additionally look after the charge of Kangan Subdivision. In the meantime, the EXN PHE Ganderbal has been directed to stop the salary of the attached officer till further orders.
It is worthwhile to mention that on the basis of complaint regarding non availability of drinking water in Gonchi Mohallah Akhal, the Sub divisional Magisteriate Kangan acted swiftly and attached three officials of PHE Subdivision Kangan for dereliction of duty by virtue of an order issued by the SDM which was however questioned by the attached AEE.
SDM Kangan have been further directed to proceed against the officer under relevant provisions of CrPC.