District Election Officer (DEO) Bandipora on Thursday suspended chief medical officer and block medical officer of the district for violating model code of conduct.
Sources said the deputy commissioner Bandipora who is also the DEO placed the CMO, Dr Bilquees and the BMO Dr Syed Rahman under suspension after photographs and video clips of both the officers participating in political activities in Bandipora had gone viral on social media.
“Therefore, in view of above, both the officers are hereby placed under suspension with immediate effect. Addl. District Development Commissioner Bandipora shall conduct a detailed inquiry into the conduct of both the officers and submit his report with recommendation for taking further disciplinary action against them as per the law,” read an official order adding the officers shall remain attached with the office of additional district development commissioner Bandipora.