Srinagar, January 15: Two days after Jammu & Kashmir police suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh for his alleged involvement with terrorists, reports are arriving that he has been dismissed for the service. Though Jammu and Kashmir Police have not confirmed it, DGP Dilbag Singh said that they have written about this to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and seeking their approval.
Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Director general of police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir Police -- Dilbag Singh -- said that they have written about this to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and waiting for their approval. It is to be known that DySP Davinder Singh was arrested by the state police at Mir Bazaar of Kulgam on Saturday, while he was travelling with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists Naveed Baba, a district commander of the banned outfit, and Altaf. DSP Davinder Singh, Caught With Militants, Was Not Awarded Any Gallantry or Meritorious Medal by MHA: Jammu & Kashmir Police Clarifies.
Jammu & Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh said, as quoted by news agency ANI, "He has been suspended, we are recommending his sacking to the government. Cannot share right now what has been revealed during the interrogation."
Here's the ANI tweet:
Jammu & Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh on Deputy SP Davinder Singh: He has been suspended, we are recommending his sacking to the government. Cannot share right now what has been revealed during the interrogation. pic.twitter.com/qMRKJd4Xhq
— ANI (@ANI) January 15, 2020
Earlier, Jammu and Kashmir Police clarified that the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh have not been awarded any gallantry or meritorious medal by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). They had said, "It is to clarify that Dysp Davinder Singh is not awarded any Gallantry or Meritorious Medal by MHA as has been reported by some media outlets/persons. Only gallantry medal awarded to him during his service is by the erstwhile J&K State on Independence Day 2018."