DSP should apologise in writing: Legislative panel

The Privilege Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council today asked a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) to submit his apology in writing so that the breach of privilege proceedings against him could be dropped.

Last Updated: Jan 03, 2012, 15:09 PM IST

Jammu: The Privilege Committee of Jammu and
Kashmir Legislative Council today asked a Deputy
Superintendent of Police (DSP) to submit his apology in
writing so that the breach of privilege proceedings against
him could be dropped.

The Privilege Committee meeting of state Legislative
Council held under the chairmanship of MLC Naresh Kumar Gupta
here decided that the official should submit his apology in
writing so that the panel could recommend for dropping of
breach of privilege proceedings against him.

Gupta had moved a breach of privilege motion against DSP
Narwal, Jammu, Mukesh Kaker for using inappropriate language
against him over phone.

Discussing another breach of privilege motion against
Additional District Development Commissioner, Poonch, Syeed
Anwar Hussain Shah, moved by MLC Murtaza Ahmad Khan for
misbehaviour, the committee expressed satisfaction with the
detailed explanation submitted by the officer and decided
that the proceedings against him could be dropped.

The Committee also discussed the explanation submitted by
District Development Commissioner, Kupwara Showkat Ahmad Mir,
with regard to a breach of privilege proceedings against him.
The panel was dissatisfied with Mir`s reply and decided
to issue a fresh notice to the officer.

In the matter of another privilege moved by Khan against
the Registrar of Kashmir University, the Committee decided to
call the Registrar to explain his position.

PTI