Indian Army major booked for raping fellow female Major in IOK

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Indian Army major booked for raping fellow female Major in IOK

The Jammu and Kashmir police have registered a case against Indian Army Major Anup Kumar on charges of rape, conspiracy and blackmail of his fellow officer at the industrial township of Bari Brahmana in Samba district last month.

The woman, who was also a major, committed suicide after subsequent harassment by Major Anup. However, no arrest has been made so far; police said The last known posting of the accused, Major Anup Kumar, was Rajouri.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Samba, Joginder Singh, confirmed the registration of FIR against Major Anup. Giving details, police said the woman was found dead, with a bullet wound to her head, on December 15 in her quarters on the Army Supply Corps premises. She appeared to have committed suicide. The police had seized a diary, a wallet and the weapon, among other items.  Three suicide notes bearing different dates were also found.

The Forensic Science Laboratory confirmed that two of the three notes bore her handwriting. In one of the notes, sources said, she reportedly wrote that she was being blackmailed and that Major Anup shall be held responsible for her death.