Srinagar, Mar 30: The government on Wednesday sacked five employees for their alleged involvement in militancy-related incidents in the interest of the security of the state.
According to separate orders issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has dismissed these employees after being satisfied that it is not expedient to hold inquiry against them in the interest of the security of the State.
Under sub-clause (C) of the proviso to clause (2) of the Article 311 of Constitution of India, the government can terminate an employee without holding mandatory inquiry into charges against him.
The employees include two Police constables, a computer operator of Revenue department, a school teacher and a nursing orderly in the Health department.
The sacked employees, according to orders issued by the GAD, have been identified as Police constable Tawseef Ahmed Mir from Chakoora Pulwama, computer operator Ghulam Hassan Parray from Lawaypora in Srinagar, Arshid Ahmad Das, a teacher from Brah Bandina Awantipora, Police constable Shahid Hussain Rather from Khaipora Tangmarg Baramulla and Nursing Orderly, Health Department Sharafat A Khan from Keran Payeen Kupwara.
Earlier, the government sacked two dozen employees for their involvement in anti-national activities under sub-clause (C) of the proviso to clause (2) of the Article 311 of Constitution of India.