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Medical officer suspended for dereliction of duty

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Authorities have suspended a and terminated the services of two employees for alleged dereliction of duty at a health centre in and Kashmir's district.

gave the order yesterday against the three persons posted at a primary health centre (PHC) in Chatroo, an said today.

The action was taken on the basis of an inquiry that found most of the staff absent at the centre during working hours and one woman brought in injured condition was denied treatment without any proper reason, the said.

Based on the preliminary enquiry, the terminated the services of and Mohammad Ishaq, engaged under (NHM); and recommended termination of a permanent junior technician, Sunil Kumar, he said.

The of the health centre, Shafqat Javeed Zargar, was suspended for allowing nine employees to go on leave, which affected the in the PHC, he added.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 13:10 IST