| Srinagar |
Released: December 7, 2017 7:24 am
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday appointed a former leading counter-insurgency police officer as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Affiliation (JKCA). The appointment comes a month and a half following the courtroom appointed two retired judges as the directors of the cricket human body.
“In our belief, a appropriate man or woman has to be appointed as Chief Executive Officer, who may have also administrative expertise, for that reason, we deem it proper to appoint Ashiq Hussain Bukhari, IPS, retired DIG, as Chief Executive Officer, who following acceptance of the Committee of Administrators, shall associate some reputable undisputed customers of the Performing Committee who have not incurred disqualification, for running the affairs of JKCA under the supervision and management of Committee of Administrators until procedures are amended and elections are held,” a division bench of J & K High Court comprising of Justices Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey explained.
Bukhari, who retired as a Deputy Inspector Standard (DIG) of Law enforcement three yrs back, doesn’t have any knowledge as a sports administrator. Bukhari, who was a leading officer of Jammu and Kashmir Police’s elite counter insurgency pressure Particular Operations Group (SOG), is credited with killing if a number of militants in the valley.
On Oct 14 this 12 months, the High Court experienced appointed former Supreme Court choose Justice C K Prasad and former Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh and Allahabad High Courts Justice (retired) Syed Rafat Alam as the directors of the Cricket Affiliation and tasked them to “conduct and make certain free and reasonable elections” to the Cricket Affiliation.
The former judges were being appointed following the courtroom nullified the appointment of ombudsman by the cricket association led by Jammu and Kashmir’s Sports minister Imarn Raza Ansari.