Nigeria has ordered a brigadier general and 21 other army officers to face a court martial over alleged sabotage in the war against Islamist militant group Boko Haram, two military sources said on Tuesday.
A military tribunal on Friday quashed the court martial of former 33 Corps Commander Lt Gen P K Rath in the Sukna land scam and imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on Army for "loss of honour" in the case in which he became the first serving three-star rank officer to face disciplinary action.
A senior Navy officer has been awarded the punishment of loss of three years seniority by a court martial after a junior officer under his command died after drowning during an exercise off the coast of Gujarat two years ago.
The Air Force has begun court
martial proceedings against a Wing Commander who was allegedly
caught demanding a bribe from officials of French defence firm
at the Aero India show in Bangalore last year.
Providing relief to Major (retd) Dimple Singla, the first woman army officer to face court
martial, the local bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) has acquitted her of the charge of accepting bribe.
Former 33 corps commander Lt Gen PK Rath questioned the validity of a revision order for the general court martial (GCM) to reconsider his acquittal on one charge in the Sukna land scam in West Bengal.