Sukhna land scam: Court martial process begins

Last Updated: Monday, June 27, 2011 - 19:06

Guwahati: The general court martial proceedings against retired Lt Gen Awadesh Prakash in the Sukhna land scam on Monday commenced here.

The hearing which is expected to be extended for the
next couple of days was conducted amid tight security at the
51 sub area Army military station in Narengi.

Lt Gen (retd) Prakash is facing charges for being
allegedly involved in the Sukhna land scandal in Siliguri
during his tenure as the 33 army core commander.

According to army sources here, several hearings will
be conducted in the first such general court martial held in
the military station.

The final verdict is however expected to take time as
more hearings are scheduled to be held, sources said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, June 27, 2011 - 19:06

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