Brigadier posted at LoC faces inquiry for ‘sodomy’

Army sources said the Brigadier, from 7/8 Gorkha Rifles, has been forced to proceed on leave.

Written by Vivek Sinha | New Delhi | Updated: August 24, 2014 2:41 am

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.”

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