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Major Leetul Gogoi detained by police in Srinagar

May 23, 2018 17:35
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Leetul Gogoi

Major Leetul Gogoi of 53 Rashtriya Rifles, from Namrup of Assam, who hogged the limelight for the ‘human shield’ incident, has been detained on Wednesday by police over an altercation with the hotel staffs in Srinagar.

According to a report by Outlook India at around 11 am the police station at Khanyar received a call from Hotel Grand Mama that an altercation had taken place at the hotel. Quoting Police sources the report said, “a minor girl along with a man came to meet the Major who had already checked in but the hotel manager did not allow the girl to the room and that triggered altercation.”

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According to a statement Srinagar police, Major Gogoi was briefly detained by police along with a man named Sameer Ahmed from Budgam, and a woman. Later Major Gogoi was released by police after recording his statement.

Following the incident, a police party reached the spot and took the trio into their custody. Later, officer said police came to know that he was Army Major Gogoi.

Major Gogoi made headlines in April 2017 when he tied Farooq Ahmed Dar, a Kashmiri shawl-weaver, to the front of his jeep in Budgam, claiming that it was meant to be a purported shield against stone-pelters.

Source: NE now

May 23, 2018 17:35
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