PHC imposes penalties on erring officers
PESHAWAR: Peshawar High Court has imposed a major penalty on Irshad Ahmad Khan, District & Sessions Judge BS-21, who was demoted to the post of Additional District & Sessions Judge BS-20 for a period of two years. The disciplinary proceedings were initiated against him under Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government Servants (Efficiency and Disciplinary) Rules, 2011 and after complying with entire prescribed procedure under the Rules he was found guilty and penalty was imposed. Another officer of (PHC) Mingora Bench, Swat namely Alamgir who was serving as Reader/Assistant Registrar, was also proceeded against under the said Rules and imposed penalty of recovery of Rs 92,168 to be deposited in the state exchequer and withholding of increments for three years. He was reportedly alleged to be a beneficiary of Banazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and was found guilty. - APP