Teacher suspended for forging signature of ZEO

Jammu: A government teacher was suspended for allegedly forging the signature of his senior to withdraw money from his bank account in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Farooq Ahmed, posted as teacher at Government Middle School Kouskand Saldar in Mahore area of the district, was suspended yesterday for allegedly forging the signature of Zonal Education Officer (ZEO) of Mahore to withdraw Rs 20,000 from his account, an official spokesman said on Friday .

He said the ZEO brought the issue to the notice of the Chief Education Officer (CEO) of the district following which he ordered immediate suspension of the teacher and initiated an inquiry against him.

“After the inquiry is completed, the department would initiate legal action against the accused teacher,” the spokesman said.

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