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BMO in North Kashmir’s Handwara suspended for ‘abusing female staff’

Srinagar: The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) has suspended Block Medical Officer, Handwara, for incompetence and using unparliamentary language with staff and general public, reported a news agency, Press Trust of India.

An order issued by the DHSK on Tuesday said that an inquiry had been constituted against BMO Handwara, Dr Abdul Majid over a complaint against him by local Panchs and Sarpanchs.

The inquiry report furnished in this regard has stated that the accused officer “has not been able to prove his ability as an administrator,” the DHSK said.

“Besides, he uses unparliamentary language for public and abuses the female staff,” it added.

“Upholding the recommendations of enquiry committee, Dr Abdul Majid Bhat I/C BMO Handwara is hereby placed under suspension and is attached with CMO office Bandipora till further order,” it said, adding “the necessary charge sheet shall follow.”