Supreme Court reduces jail term of soldier who fired gun, killed fellow soldier after tiff over seniority

In a disciplined force like Army, seniority has all the importance, the Court noted. There was every possibility that the dispute over seniority led to the soldier doing the act in the heat of the moment, the Court said.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court on Thursday modified the conviction and reduced the jail sentence of a former soldier who had shot a fellow Lance Naik after a heated dispute over seniority [L/nk Gursewak Singh vs Union of India and anr]

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