A decorated Army Brigadier deployed along the Line of Control in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir has been attached to the Infantry Division pending a court of inquiry after he allegedly sodomised his assistant or sahayak.
Army sources said the Brigadier, from 7/8 Gorkha Rifles, has been forced to proceed on leave.
A winner of Vishisht Seva Medal and two other medals, the Brigadier was till recently posted as a Colonel at the Army Headquarters.
In a statement, the Army Headquarters said: “An incident of improper conduct regarding one of the commanders in the Poonch sector has come to light. The matter is currently under probe.”