Srinagar: Police has booked four officials of the Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD) department for violating a government order about free distribution of ration (rice) among flood-affected people in this summer capital of the state.
On September 17, the government issued an order by virtue of which the CAPD department has been asked to distribute 35 kilograms of rice free of cost for six months among the flood-affected families in the Valley
Official sources told Kashmir Reader that while three cases have been registered under RPC section 188 (Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), the last case pertains to RPC sections of 409 (breach of trust by public servant) and 273 (Sale of noxious food or drink).
Those booked include Fayaz Ahmad Balla (Ghat Munshi) of Mirza Kamil Sahib Hawal (FIR 42/2014 registered with police station Lal Bazaar), Khursheed Ahmad Bhat (Ghat Munishi, Hafat Chinar) of Nowgam (FIR 85/2014 Shaheedgunj), Manzoor Ahmad (Ghat Munshi, Balgarden) of Vethpora—(FIR 80/2014, Sheergari) and store keeper (Baranpather)—FIR 132/2014, police station Batamaloo.
Meanwhile, sources said all Senior Superintendents of Police have been asked to ensure necessary protection to the Director CAPD and his officers deputed for market checking as and when required by him.