Srinagar: Director Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Dr AG Ahangar has constituted a seven member committee to enquire into former director SKIMS and ex-officio Secretary to government Dr Showkat Ahmad Zargar’s “fraudulent appointment(s)” of employees and his “alleged involvement in antisocial activities”.
The direction was passed by Dr Ahangar through a written order on 25 November, a copy of which is with Kashmir Narrator. The order states that the complaints against the former director were registered in various government agencies including Indian Home Ministry and Intelligence Bureau (IB).
According to the order copy (No. SIMS/HA/138C20/16-666/-68), complaints against Dr Zargar were registered in State Human Rights Commission, State Vigilance Organisation, Crime Branch of J&K Police, CID, Home Ministry and IB.
“The committee will submit its report and recommendations to this effect as soon as possible,” the order copy said.
The seven member of the committee, according to the order copy, are: Prof Syed Amin Tabish, Prof Omer Javad Shah, Prof ZA Wafai, Prof GN Yatoo, Prof Mohammad Saleem Najar, Mr Azad Ahmad Wani and Mr Firdous Ahmad Dar.