HC upholds dismissal of Judicial Magistrate for ‘misconduct’

 J&K High Court, Srinagar
J&K High Court, SrinagarMubashir Khan/GK File

Srinagar: The High Court of J&K and Ladakh on Tuesday upheld dismissal of a Judicial Magistrate , Javid Ahmad Naik, who was removed from service for “misconduct” by the then Governor of Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 following the Full Court recommendations.

In his plea before the court, the Judicial Magistrate had sought quashment of his dismissal, the enquiry report against him besides the show cause notice issued by the Court proposing penalty of his removal from service.

Appointed as Munsiff in 2003, Naik after serving at different places was posted as MunsIff Pulwama on August 8, 2010 where he rendered his services till September 1 2012.

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