Supreme Court reins in Armed Forces Tribunal for comments on Allahabad HC decision

Aditya AK March 3 2017

The Supreme Court last month urged the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) to tread lightly after it had termed a decision of the Allahabad High Court as “per incuriam”.

The issue stems from an application filed before the Tribunal by Lt. Colonel Harshwardhan Singh, who was aggrieved by adverse remarks made against him in his Annual Confidential Reports (ACRs) for two consecutive years.

Singh claimed that he and his wife were invited to the office of his commanding officer, who allegedly made . . .

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