Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday suspended an Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO) and two Motor Vehicle Inspectors (MVIs) on corruption charges.
An official spokesman said that an order issued by the government said, “Today that ARTO Kupwara Mohammad Mukhtar and two Motor Vehicle Inspectors Khursheed Ahmad and Abdul Hamid are placed under suspension pending enquiry against them on corruption charges.
Pending enquiry, the following officers /officials of Transport Department are hereby under suspension, with immediate effect, in terms of Rule-31of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1956, the order read
It has also directed the Transport Department to initiate departmental proceedings (RDA) against the suspended officers/officials in terms of extant rules.
The suspended officers shall remain attached with the office of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, the order further read.
The same order has called for holding a departmental enquiry against the suspended officials.