In a recent in-disciplinary action taken by General Court Marshal, an Indian Air Force flight lieutenant has been dismissed from service and send for 2 years of jail by the General Court Marshall on the charges for not following the senior’s orders along with charges of assaulting the seniors. The sources explained about 20 chargers by the seniors over the pilot, which includes not eating food, assaulting seniors during custody in missile base and stealing TV remote controls from the senior officer in officer’s mess.
The pilot used to fly Antonov-32 Cargo plane while serving as flying officer. After getting a knee injury during a sports event, he was taken out of the flying service and was given a 2-year note to rejoin his service after complete treatment of his injury. After grounded from his flying duties, he was deployed in Bhuj, Gujarat in 2013, where he alleged to be harassed by the superiors. He has also won a gold medal in national shooting championship.
Further jurisdiction and proceeding in the case will decide the fate of the young officer. And firm steps would be taken keeping the judgment transparent and unbiased.