Srinagar: A Brigadier commanding an infantry brigade in the Kashmir Valley is under investigation by the Army on allegations of having improper relations with a Kashmiri woman, The Indian Express reported on Saturday.
The report quoting sources in Srinagar-based 15 Corps Headquarters, the Brigadier has been attached to Srinagar Sub Area to face the investigation. He was commanding a brigade which is actively involved in counter-insurgency operations. The local woman with whom the officer is alleged to have had links was under the surveillance of Military Intelligence (MI) for some period of time.
As per the report it was an adverse MI report on the activities of the woman which led to a watch being kept on the Brigade Commander, following which more incriminating evidence was found. Sources say it is also being ascertained if the woman had links with any militant outfits.
The report quoting sources in Army Headquarters confirmed the probe against the Brigadier. (Courtesy: The Indian Express)