DHARWAD: District Returning Officer and DC Deepa Cholan has issued orders suspending PWD assistant engineer Sridhar Churi on charges of dereliction of duty. There were complaints against him for showing negligence towards election duties.
Sridhar was appointed as Flying Squad magistrate to Navalgund assembly constituency.
Deepa Cholan has suspended him from duties with immediate effect.
A departmental inquiry too has been ordered against the officer. Sridhar has been asked not to leave his headquarters without permission from higher officials, and appear before the inquiry.