Court martial of Major Gogoi completed; may face reduction of seniority

Court martial of Major Gogoi completed; may face reduction of seniority

New Delhi/Srinagar: The court martial proceedings against Major Leetul Gogoi, who was at the centre of the 2017 ‘human shield’ controversy, have been completed and he may face reduction in seniority as a punishment for “fraternising” with a local woman in Srinagar last year, officials said. The court martial process against his driver, Sameer Malla, […]

Maj Gogoi shifted from Budgam unit

Maj Gogoi shifted from Budgam unit

Srinagar: The Army has shifted Major Leetul Gogoi, who was at the centre of the human shield controversy, out of his unit and attached to local formation headquarters after being indicted by an Army Court of Inquiry(CoI) for fraternising with a local woman in Srinagar, officials said Tuesday. Last month, the CoI instituted by the […]

Court directs ‘further investigation’ into Major Gogoi hotel incident

Court directs ‘further investigation’ into Major Gogoi hotel incident

SRINAGAR: The Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar on Saturday directed “further investigation” in the case registered by police against Major Leetul Gogoi, after he was detained by police along with a local girl at a Srinagar hotel on May 23. The court directed the Khanyar Station House Officer (SHO) to file a detailed report by the […]

Army Court of Inquiry indicts Major Gogoi in Srinagar hotel case

Army Court of Inquiry indicts Major Gogoi in Srinagar hotel case

New Delhi/Srinagar: An Army Court of Inquiry has indicted Major Leetul Gogoi for “fraternising” with a local woman in a Srinagar hotel and being away from his place of duty, paving the way for disciplinary action, army sources said today. Gogoi was detained by police in May following an altercation when he was allegedly trying […]

Major Gogoi case: Court reserves order seeking further investigation

Major Gogoi case: Court reserves order seeking further investigation

SRINAGAR: A local court has reserved its orders on an application seeking further investigation in a case involving army Major Leetul Gogoi, who was detained by police along with a local girl at a Srinagar hotel on May 23. “No case is made out against Gogoi and neither the hotelier nor the girl had filed […]

Governor’s rule won’t impact military operations: Rawat

Governor’s rule won’t impact military operations: Rawat

New Delhi: The governor’s rule in the state is unlikely to have any impact on ongoing military operations, the Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said Wednesday, adding that operations in the Valley would continue as earlier, Rawat told reporters on the sidelines of an event here. Rawat saod that militants had continued with their […]

Shopian villagers accuse soldiers of assault, army says they are lying

Shopian villagers accuse soldiers of assault, army says they are lying

SHOPIAN: Residents of Ahgam village in Shopian district on Wednesday held a protest alleging that army soldiers ruthlessly beat up three persons of the village without any reason. They said the assault took place early in the morning when soldiers asked youth about the firing incident that took place in the area late Tuesday night. […]