Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday transferred several police officers including the Station House Officer (SHO), who thrashed the scribes yesterday while covering a Muharram procession at Jahangir Chowk.
According to an order issued by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar nine police officers have been transferred.
“In the interest of administration, the transfers are hereby ordered with immediate effect,” reads the order.
As per the order Inspector Mushtaq Ahmad has been transferred to DPL Srinagar, Inspector Mohammad Ishaq has been transferred from PS Kothibagh to PS Rajbagh as SHO, Inspector Muddasir Nazar has been transferred from PS Rajbagh to PS Kothibagh as SHO, while Inspector Aftab Ahmad, who thrashed journalists yesterday was transferred to DPL Srinagar from PS Shergari.
“Inspector Manzoor Ahmad has been transferred to PP Nehru Park as Incharge, Sub Inspector Sheikh Adil has been transferred to PP Bagiyas as Incharge,” the order reads.
As per the order sub-inspectors including Showkat Ali Darzi and Ghulam Mustafa have been transferred to PS Maisuma as SHO and DPL Srinagar respectively, and PSI Zaheer Nissar has been transferred to PP Urdu Bazar as In charge.
The order stated that the concerned supervisory officers will relieve the transferees forthwith under intimation to the office SSP Srinagar