DODA: A Special Police Officer (SPO) has been disengaged from service over his involvement in drug peddling in Doda.
In a statement issued by Doda Police, it was told that on 25.03.2023 one Javed Ahmed S/O Mohd Shafi R/O Hamdanpur Doda serving as SPO and posted in District Police Line Doda was apprehended by the 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 the NDPS Act was also registered against him at Police Station Doda and an investigation was set into motion.
Alongside the registration of the case, an enquiry was also initiated against him by the department for service misconduct on his part. During the course of enquiry conducted by the department it was proved beyond the shadow of a 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 Abdul Qayoom- JKPS has appealed to the general public to cooperate with the Police and strengthen the hands of the Police in eradicating the menace of Drugs from society. SSP Doda has also warned that any employee, be it a Police officer or any member of the Police / Civil department will not be spared if found involved in the black trading of narcotics.