Srinagar, July 4: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir on Thursday attached with his office Executive Officer Municipal Committee Anantnag Ghulam Mohammad Malik after a purported video went viral in which he is seen accepting bribe inside his residence.
A video showing Executive Officer Municipal Committee Anantnag accepting bribe at his residence in the south Kashmir district and also seen in the video a liquor bottle in the room.
Soon after the video went viral, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Khan told GNS that he took cognizance of the video and immediately ordered attaching of the officer with his office till the veracity of the video is ascertained by the concerned agencies.
He said action as warranted under law would be taken against the officer.
The Divisional Commissioner has also forwarded an order to SSP Crime Branch “for further necessary action”. (GNS)