Srinagar: Police on Wednesday detained an army officer, Major Leetul Gogoi in a hotel along with a girl.
In 2017, Major Gogoi was in the news for tying a local to the bonnet of his vehicle in Badgam district and using him as human shield.
Today he tried to check in a girl at a Srinagar hotel. He was handed over the police who handed him over to his unit after questioning.
A police statement confirmed the incident at the Hotel Grand Mamta however it did not identify the army officer.
Police have ordered a probe into the incident which will be conducted by a SIT headed by SP(North) Srinagar.
Major Gogoi had been awarded the Army Chief Commendation Card for “sustained efforts” in operations in the Valley soon after the human shield incident.