Arrested SMC Secy suspended

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, July 19: Two days after his arrest in Kashmirfight blog case, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Secretary Mohammad Akbar Sofi, was today suspended.
An order (No. 1007 of 2021 dated 19-07-2021) issued by the Joint Commissioner (R) Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) read: “Mr Mohammad Akbar Sofi I/C Secretary SMC is hereby placed under suspension with immediate effect”. However, no reason has been given in the order for his suspension.
Sofi along with his two children, fiancé of his daughter and a Law student were arrested by police last week for allegedly intimidating social activists, political leaders, Government officers and journalists.