India border confrontation between soldiers and officers
According to the Times of India reported on August 9, an armored unit of the Indian Army stationed in the northern part of Jammu – Kashmir, on the 8th morning confrontation of soldiers and officers. Field officers and their residence was once surrounded by angry groups of soldiers, until the other senior officials of the camp rushed to the scene, tense the situation was gradually subsided.
The confrontation occurred in the Samba region of Kashmir, a soldier rifle on the morning of 16 cavalry troops (16th Cavalry) camp suicide, and died on the spot. This soon became a fuse. A source said, the tension between the officers and soldiers of the cavalry had for a long time, but has not taken any remedial measures.
the message who describes the situation at that time said: “followed by the angry soldiers gang, surrounded by officers and their residence, which led to a long period of confrontation between the two sides.” According to reports, the situation is very serious, until other senior officials of the station arrived, the tense situation gradually subsided. Subsequently, all the officers of the 16 cavalry troops evacuated the residence, and dispersed to different locations in order to prevent further escalation.
Army headquarters officials in New Delhi followed by an interview, said that they had been ordered by a court to investigate the matter, but he denied that the local officers and men of confrontation and said the situation has been brought under control.
According to reports, the previous May in Jammu – Kashmir Ladakh region has just happened with officers and soldiers of mutual brawl, a lieutenant commander and lead to injuries, the situation is even almost turned into a mutiny. Some analysts pointed out the tension between the part of the Indian Army troops is the cause of such vicious incident the real “behind the scenes push hands.
India, “Economic Times” in August 2011 reported that soldiers in the Indian armed forces to commit suicide in the past few years every year, approximately 130-140 people. The paper has been invoked previously to a report released by the Indian Defense Institute of Psychology, said from a superior officer “can be perceived stigma and harassment, often ultimately induce soldiers with stress-related cases reasons.