UP Officer (SDO) Suspended for Places Picture of Osama Bin Laden at Office ‘World’s Best Junior Engineer’

UP Officer (SDO) Suspended for Places Picture of Osama Bin Laden at Office 'World's Best Junior Engineer'

Lucknow: A authorities officer in Uttar Pradesh was suspended on Wednesday for having an image of Al-Qaeda’s founder Osama bin Laden’s at his workplace describing him as “world’s best junior engineer”, information company PTI reported citing officers.

Ravindra Prakash Gautam, sub-divisional officer (SDO) with the Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd (DVVNL) positioned an image of bin Laden at his workplace, with a word under that learn, “Respected Osama bin Laden, world’s best junior engineer”, officers added.

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Senior district officers took cognizance of the matter and ordered Gautam’s suspension after bin Laden’s image with the word was shared broadly on social media. Officials additional stated that the image was later taken down from the SDO’s workplace.

Farrukhabad district Justice of the Peace Sanjay Kumar Singh advised PTI that the managing director of DVVNL has suspended Gautam “following an inquiry into the incident”.

The SDO, nevertheless, has defended his actions, saying that any individual could be somebody’s “idol”. “Osama was the best junior engineer of the world. The picture has been removed but I have its several copies,” Gautam was quoted as saying by PTI.