A professor from Kashmir University together with two others has been sacked by Jammu and Kashmir administration for his or her alleged hyperlinks with terror teams, as per the officers. Altaf Hussain Pandit, a chemistry professor, was terminated following a suggestion of a chosen committee constituted below Article 311 (2) (c) of the Constitution that permits dismissal with out an inquiry within the curiosity of the State’s safety.
With these three contemporary terminations, the entire variety of authorities staff sacked utilizing the particular provisions in Jammu and Kashmir has gone as much as 37 since final yr.
According to the officers, Pandit was actively related to the proscribed Jamaat-e-Islam (JeI). He had crossed over to Pakistan for terror coaching and remained an lively terrorist of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front for 3 years earlier than his arrest by the safety forces, someday in 1993. He continued to be an lively cadre of JeI and labored as a terror recruiter. He was instrumental in organising stone pelting and violent protests over the killing of terrorists in 2011 and 2014.
Further, in 2015, Pandit grew to become an government member of the Kashmir University Teachers Association and used his place to propagate secessionism amongst college students. He was instrumental in motivating three college students of the college to hitch terror ranks, they added.
The two others that had been sacked are Mohammed Maqbool Hajam, trainer within the faculty schooling division, and Ghulam Rasool, a constable with the Jammu and Kashmir Police. Hajam, a trainer of the college schooling division, was additionally a terror over floor employee (OGW) and he used to radicalise folks, they mentioned. He was a part of a mob which attacked a police station in Sogam and different authorities buildings, officers mentioned, including that regardless of being a authorities trainer, he was at all times discovered to be concerned in terror actions.
While Rasool, a constable with the Jammu and Kashmir Police, was working as an underground supporter of terrorists. He additionally acted as an informer to terrorists and used to tip-off terrorists and OGWs about anti-terror operations. He used to leak the names of police personnel concerned in anti-terror operations, the officers added. Rasool was additionally in contact with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Mushtaq Ahmad alias Aurangzeb, who has crossed over to Pakistan, they added.
With inputs from PTI
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