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Six J&K govt employees sacked for terror links

Six workers of the Jammu and Kashmir authorities, together with two police constables, had been sacked on Wednesday for alleged hyperlinks with terrorists, officers stated.

These sackings had been cleared by a delegated committee of the Jammu and Kashmir administration constituted for recommending instances underneath Article 311(2)(c) of the Structure.

The six workers had been dismissed from authorities service for having terror hyperlinks and dealing as Over Floor Staff (OGW).

They included Abdul Hamid Wani, a resident of Bijbehara in Anantnag, who was working as a instructor. The officers alleged that earlier than being in authorities service, he was a district commander of the now-defunct terrorist outfit, Allah Tigers.

It’s alleged that he secured the employment with none choice course of, by leveraging affect of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) and that he was among the many key audio system and organisers in the course of the 2016 agitations following the loss of life of Burhan Wani, the poster boy of banned terror group Hizbul Mujahideen.

It is usually alleged that he propagated secessionist ideology.

Police constable Jaffer Hussain Butt, a resident of Kishtwar in Jammu area, was arrested by the police and chargesheeted by the Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) in a case on gun-running, the officers stated.

At current on bail, Butt is alleged to have supplied his automobile to Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists and facilitated their protected motion, a truth which is defined within the NIA chargesheet.

Junior assistant Mohd Rafi Butt, additionally a resident of Kishtwar and posted within the Street and Constructing Division, was sacked for offering logistical assist to Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Kishtwar and for offering them a protected setting to execute terror plans, they stated.


His title additionally figures in an FIR registered by the NIA. He was arrested and is at current on bail.

Liyaqat Ali Kakroo, a resident of Baramulla in North Kashmir and a instructor by occupation since 1983, was arrested in 2001 which “revealed that he was a regionally skilled terrorist”, they stated.

An explosive substance was recovered from his possession and he was booked underneath the Public Security Act (PSA) for 2 years in 2002. He was subsequently acquitted by the courtroom in each instances.

Tariq Mehmood Kohli, a resident of Poonch and posted as a variety officer within the Forest Division, was additionally sacked for allegedly being concerned in smuggling of unlawful arms, ammunition, explosives, together with exhausting medication and Faux Indian Forex Notes (FICN) from Pakistan, the officers stated.

He’s alleged to have remained in contact with energetic militants and is recorded as an OGW in police data.

One other police constable, Showkat Ahmad Khan, a resident of Budgam in Central Kashmir, is alleged to have been concerned in looting of weapons from an MLC’s home. He was posted as a PSO with the member of the Legislative Council. He was detained underneath the PSA in 2019, they stated.

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