All 59 commandos return to battalion headquarters in Gaya district
Patna,(BiharTimes): Three days after they reportedly fled from Mughalsarai railway station in Uttar Pradesh all 59 commandos of the CRPF’s Combat Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) reported back to the battalion headquarters at Barachatti, about 50 km from in Gaya town on Tuesday. They all are resident of Bihar and homesickness was said to be the cause of going on unauthorized leave.
They were returning to Gaya after a six-month training in Jammu and Kashmir.
According to CRPF (Bihar sector) inspector-general Manvinder Singh Bhatia the commandant of the CoBRA battalion and the CRPF’s deputy inspector-general (DIG) was conducting a detailed investigation.
Reports said that this is perhaps the first incident of its kind in para-military’s history.
CoBRA battalion inspector-general (IG) Raju Bhargav, and CRPF, Gaya, DIG Shujauddin visited the battalion headquarters at Barachatti.
A report had been sought from battalion commandant L Lhozem. "Disciplinary action is likely to be initiated against the jawans on the basis of the report.