New Delhi: The Indian Navy on Tuesday removed the Captain of the frontline warship INS Talwar from his command responsibilities after a young officer under him died during an exercise at sea off the coast of Gujarat.
"There was an accident on INS Talwar on December 29 during sea swimming drill during which an under-training officer Sub Lieutenant Vipin Kumar died. After this the Commanding Officer of the warship Captain Rahul Parmar was relieved of his command," Navy spokesperson said here.
A Board of Inquiry (BoI) is going on into the incident and its findings will be submitted with higher formations in due course and appropriate action will be taken, they said.
"The warship's command has now been given to the second-in-command of INS Talwar," the spokesperson said....more
09:02 PM, Jan 10, 2012