The army court indicted two officers for their role in issuing a no-objection certificate to a private establishment that falsely claimed to be establishing an affiliate of the well-known Ajmer-based Mayo College on land adjacent to the Sukhna military station in Darjeeling district.
The Court of Inquiry has also recommended administrative action against another lieutenant general and disciplinary action and court martial against a major general.
Prakash is one of the eight Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) at Army Head Quarters who act as advisors to the army chief. As military secretary, he is responsible for the promotions and postings of officers.
PK Rath was commander of the Sukhna-based 33 Corps when the alleged land scam took place.