The Health & Medical Education (H&ME) Department has suspended in-charge Block Medical Officer (BMO), Keller in South Kashmir’s Shopian pending an inquiry for dereliction of duties.

“Pending enquiry into the matter of dereliction of duties, Dr, Zarar Bhat, Medical Officer (looking after the charge of Block Medical Officer, Keller, Shopian) is placed under suspension with immediate effect and is attached in the office of Director, Health Services, Jammu,” order issued in this regard said.

Accordingly, the authorities have directed Dr Mohammad Yousuf Naikoo I/c Block Medical Officer, Shopian to look after the charge of Block Keller in addition to his duties till further orders.