Weapon loot case: After terminating three cops, SSP security attached

Srinagar: A day after four weapons went missing from the official residence of former Congress MLC and congress leader Muzaffar Parray at Jawahar Nagar here, Director General of police today attached SSP Security Kashmir Maqsood-Ul-Zaman.

Three of the four personnel from security wing have been dismissed from service for dereliction of duties.

In an order issued here, Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbagh Singh attached with immediate effect Maqsood-ul-Zaman, SSP Security Kashmir, with Security Headquarters.

Sajad Hussain, SSP Commandant JKAP-3rd Bn, has been asked look after the work of SSP security Kashmir in addition to his own duties shall till further orders.

Zaman has been attached as he allegedly failed to ensure proper checking of security within his control especially after the September 29, 2018 incident when an SPO fled with seven rifles and a pistol from the official residence of then PDP legislator Aijaz Mir, a senior official told GNS.

The action against Zaman follows his termination orders to three security officials who were deployed at the official residence of the former MLC Muzaffar Parray.


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