US Army general arrested on sex charges
A US Army brigadier general is charged with forcible sodomy and other offences after being sent home from Afghanistan.
Fort Bragg (North Carolina): A US Army brigadier general has been charged with forcible sodomy and other offences after being sent home from Afghanistan.
The Fayetteville Observer newspaper reported today that Brig Gen Jeffrey A Sinclair faces possible courts-martial on charges that include forced sex, possessing pornography and alcohol while deployed, engaging in inappropriate relationships and misusing a government travel charge card.
Sinclair was sent back to the US this spring while serving as deputy commander of the 82nd Airborne Division headquarters in Afghanistan.
Fort Bragg spokesman Col Kevin Arata confirmed that the charges were filed today morning.