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12:00 AM, August 17, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, August 17, 2019

Top army official sacked for sexual harassment

A major general serving in Assam Rifles in the north east of India has been dismissed without pension over a case of sexual harassment involving another serving officer. The court martial proceedings against Major General RS Jaswal were confirmed by Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat yesterday. An Army General Court Martial had in December last year recommended the dismissal of the major general. The alleged sexual harassment incident took place in late 2016 when the major general was attached to Chandimandir under the Army’s Western Command, ANI reported. The officer had denied the charges against him by the captain-rank woman officer.

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