Srinagar, May 04 (KS) :- A special police officer from Doda was disengaged for his involvement in drug peddling.
An official told the Kashmir scroll than on 25.03.2023 Javed Ahmed son of Mohd Shafi resident of Hamdanpur Doda serving as SPO and posted in District Police Line Doda was apprehended by Police team of P/S Doda with Charas from his possession after it was learnt through reliable sources that the said SPO used to buy and sell Charas.
A case FIR No. 48/2023 under provisions of NDPS Act was also registered against him at Police Station Doda and investigation was set into motion, he said.
Alongside the registration of case, an enquiry was also initiated against him by the department for service misconduct on his part, he said, adding that during course of enquiry conducted by the department it was proved beyond the shadow of doubt that he was involved in the black trade of Charas and in consequence of which his services have been disengaged vide DPO Doda order dated 03.05.2023 issued by SSP Doda.
SSP Doda has appealed the general public to co-operate Police and strengthen the hands of Police in eradicating the menace of Drugs from the society. SSP Doda has also warned that if any employee, be it Police officer or any member of Police / Civil department will not be spared if found involved in black trading of narcotics.