Five officers and employees of the MVD suspended stationed at the Lakhanpur check post following Akhnoor Accident

Neeraj Kumar, the Secretary of Transport for Jammu and Kashmir, has taken swift action following the Akhnoor accident. In response to the incident, he has suspended five officers and employees of the Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) stationed at the Lakhanpur check post. This decisive move indicates a strong stance on accountability and adherence to safety protocols within the department.To further ensure a comprehensive examination of the circumstances leading to the accident, Neeraj Kumar has ordered a thorough inquiry into the matter. The investigation will be conducted by the Additional Secretary, reflecting the seriousness with which the Transport Department is treating the incident. This inquiry aims to identify any lapses or negligence that may have contributed to the accident and to implement measures to prevent similar occurrences in the future.The suspension of the officers and the ordered inquiry demonstrate a commitment to maintaining high standards of safety and responsibility in the transportation sector, emphasizing the importance of regulatory oversight and the need for immediate corrective actions when protocols are breached.