Jammu: DC Rajouri orders suspension of 2 education officials for alleged ‘paper leaking’ incident

Two officials of Jammu and Kashmir education department were on Thursday suspended for their alleged role in leaking a paper in the Class 10 board examinations in Rajouri district, a senior officer said.

Rajouri Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said the directions had been also issued to the education department to debar both the officials from any sensitive assignment, including examination duty in future.“Superintendent of examination Zaffar Javed and deputy superintendent Tahir Ayoub posted on examination duty at Thanamandi centre have been placed under suspension after District Education Planning Officer indicted the officials for lapses in conduct of examination in violation of guidelines,” he said.However, since the allegation related to paper leak, an inquiry would be conducted by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADDC) to fix responsibility and recommend a departmental action against the delinquent officials, the DC said.

“Both officials will remain attached with the office of Tehsildar Khwas till completion of inquiry by the ADDC for which one month has been given,” he said.On Wednesday, three boys were also arrested in Poonch district for impersonation in Class 10 examinations of the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education.