Major Gogoi arrested

Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi, who triggered controversy for using a Kashmiri man as ‘human shield’, during election day protests has reportedly been arrested by the police.

Senior Journalist Nazir Masoodi tweeted : Locals caught an Army major along with a girl in a Srinagar hotel, handed them over to police station Khanyar.Police say legal proceedings have been initiated. Major is posted at Beerwah area of Budgam district.

Another Journalist Aasif Suhaf tweeted : Army Major Gogoi (who had tied a person with jeep in april 2017 during by-elections) has been caught by locals & than handed over to police along with another person & a local girl from a local Hotel at Khanyar in Srinagar, Police initiated proceedings in the case .. top sources.