Disclose information or face action: CIC to JKP



Srinagar, Dec 4: The State Information Commission has asked Jammu and Kashmir Police to disclose the information on unmarked graves within 30 days or else the Commission would take coercive action for getting its order implemented.
 “Taking holistic view and keeping under consideration the submissions of the learned First Appellate Authority (FAA), the commission provides further time of 30 days. It is directed that order on the 1st appeal be passed without fail within 30 days from the receipt of this order. The commission is constrained to bring to the notice of the FAA and PIO the provisions of Section 17 of the Act and provisions as contained in Ranbir Penal Code for taking necessary coercive action for getting the orders of the commission implemented,” the order passed Chief Information Commissioner G R Sufi reads while disposing off the second appealed filed by Khurram Parvez of Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society
 The order was passed after police submitted, "we are on job to implement the directions of the Commission but the nature of the information sought is so intricate and it is spread over all the districts of State therefore inspite of best efforts the information has not been fully collected".
 “It is further submitted that the information from certain districts in rough form has already started pouring in and after careful examination and to authenticate the information it will be provided to the appellant,” the FAA of police submitted.  

Lastupdate on : Tue, 4 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 4 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 5 Dec 2012 00:00:00 IST

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