Major Leetul Gogoi, who used a civilian Farooq Ahmed Dar as a human shield, was apprehended by the police with a girl in a hotel in Srinagar.
The police in its statement has said that an army officer, a woman, and another civilian were apprehended after they got a call from Hotel Grand Mamta in Dalgate.
The booking details available with Free Press Kashmir show that the guest named Leetul Gogoi checked in on Wednesday May 23, 2018. The check out was to happen on Thursday 24 May.
Moreover the booking details also show that the guest was ‘travelling for business and may be using a business credit card’.
“Police Station Khanyar received a call from Hotel Grand Mamta that an altercation has taken place at the hotel,” police said in a statement.
The police statement added, “a police party was deputed to the hotel, and it surfaced that a one woman (name withheld), and person namely Sameer Ahmed of Budgam had come to see some person. But the hotel reception did not allow them to meet the person. Meanwhile police party reached the spot and got all the persons to the police Station.”
“It was learnt that the woman had come to meet an army officer. The identity and particulars of the army officer have been collected by the police as well. The officials were handed over to their unit after due recording their statements. The statement of woman is also being recorded for probing the matter,” the police statement concluded.
This is a developing story.