One of the three dismissed employees, Nazir Ahmad Wani was accused of giving shelter to terrorists after an underground hideout was busted at his shop in Pulwama last year.
12 May 2021
Following the dismissal of three employees from the service of Jammu and Kashmir government for activities tantamount to posing a threat to the country’s security or anti-national activities has led to protests from the employees union in the union territory.null
Separate orders issued by the general administration department of the UT had dismissed Idrees Jan, a teacher of Government Middle School in Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Wani, Naib Tehsildar of Pulwama and Bari Naik, an assistant professor of Geography at Government Degree College (Women) Udhampur.
The orders said that the lieutenant governor, Manoj Sinha, had considered the facts and circumstances of the cases to conclude that the activities these individuals warranted dismissal from service.
Wani was accused of giving shelter to terrorists after an underground hideout was busted at his shop in Pulwama last year. “During the search in the area, the joint team busted a hideout in a shop belonging to one person identified as Nazir Ahmad Wani, son of Abdul Ahad Wani, a resident of Bellow Dhargund. The joint team were able to recover incriminating materials including huge quantity of arms and ammunition from the hideout,” a spokesman of Jammu and Kashmir police had said at that time. It was also revealed that Nazir was involved in providing logistic support to the terrorists. However, his family alleged he was framed by the police.