The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora has suspended a Junior Assistant from Department of Legal Metrology Bandipora following a complaint by unemployed youth that he demanded brief of Rs 7000 to get his file approved.
DC Bandipora, Sajad Ahmed that a Junior Assistant from Department of Legal Meterology Bandipora was suspended five days ago after a youth complained that the official demanded bribe from him.
“A youth had filed a complaint before me a few days back claiming that the Junior Assistant identified as Mushtaq Ahmad, resident of Ganderbal has demanded bribe of Rs 7000 from him to get his file approved,” DC Bandipora said.
He said that following the complained, the official was placed under suspension. “For now, the official has been placed under suspension while the investigation has been started in this regard,” the DC said.