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EME General to head court martial against Rath

Lieutenant General I J Singh, Commandant of Army`s Electrical and Military Engineering College in Secundrabad, will head the court martial trying former 33 Corps Commander Lt Gen P K Rath in Sukna land scam.



New Delhi: Lieutenant General I J Singh,
Commandant of Army`s Electrical and Military Engineering
College in Secundrabad, will head the court martial trying
former 33 Corps Commander Lt Gen P K Rath in Sukna land scam.

The disciplinary action against Rath starting August 30
will be held at Shillong military station in Meghalaya and the
General Court Martial (GCM) will consist of a couple of other
Lieutenants General also.

Rath along with three other generals was indicted by an
Army probe for issuing no objection certificates to private
realtors for building educational institutions on a 70-acre
piece of land adjacent to the Sukna military station in West
Bengal.

After the Court of Inquiry had submitted its report,
disciplinary action was recommended against Rath and former
Military Secretary Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash and administrative
action was initiated against Lt Gen Ramesh Halgali and Maj Gen
P K Sen.

Halgali was recently promoted as Director General,
Military Training and posted to Army Headquarters here after
serving as 11 Corps Commander in Jalandhar.

Summary of Evidence (SOE) against Prakash in the case is
still continuing at Army`s Eastern Command Headquarters in
Kolkata.

PTI

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