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.
Lt Gen P K Rath undergoing
trial in the general court martial on the Sukna land scam has
been released from `open arrest` which had restricted his
movements and activities till the completion of proceedings
Lt Gen P K Rath, being tried in
the Sukna land scam, had "ample opportunities" to challenge
proceedings during the Court of Inquiry (COI) and his pleas
were earlier dismissed by the Delhi HC and the Armed
Indicted by an Army probe in the
Sukna land scam, former Military Secretary Lt Gen Avadesh
Prakash on Friday voiced his dissatisfaction at the Court of
Inquiry for not being given enough opportunity to defend
The Armed Forces Tribunal on Friday turned down former Military Secretary Lt Gen Avdesh Prakash`s plea to allow his realtor friend as a witness in the reconvened Court of Inquiry (CoI) in the Sukna land scam case.
Former Military Secretary Lt
Gen Avadesh Prakash, who has been indicted by a COI in the Sukna land scam, Wednesday approached the
Armed Forces Tribunal to allow him to produce witnesses before
the reconvened COI in the case.
Lt Gen (retd) Avadesh Prakash, the former military secretary at Army headquarters who has won a temporary reprieve against a court martial ordered against him, alleges that the Indian Army Chief violated a long-standing military practice in recommending the action.
Lt Gen P K Rath, who has been
indicted along with former Military Secretary Lt Gen Avadesh
Prakash in the Sukna land scam in Darjeeling, on Thursday approached
the Delhi High Court against his court-martial order.