Srinagar: Budgam District Magistrate Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza has ordered reinstatement of Range Officer Wildlife Department Ompura, who was suspended in the aftermath of killing of a 4-year-old girl by a leopardess earlier this month.
“Mr. Suhail Qazi, Range Officer, Wildlife Department Ompura, Budgam who was placed under suspension vide this office No. 146/DMB of 2021 dated 04-06-2021 is hereby reinstated with immediate effect”, reads an order.
“The officer is directed to remain careful in future in performing his legitimate duties”, it reads further.
“The period of suspension be treated as on duty,” it concluded.
Following an outrage over killing of minor girl by leopardess,District Magistrate Budgam had convened an emergency meeting, following which the suspension of the Range Officer Wildlife department was ordered. Also, a slew of measures were taken to safeguard human lives in the district.