In response Gen Singh commented that the verdict is a outcome of and Individual and that of the Issue in focus. He defined the verdict as dubious and called it as an open and shut case.
The Verdict had further quashed the court martial of Lt Gen (Retd) P K Rath, former commander of 33 Corps. Rath had earlier alleged that Gen Singh had given undue importance to the case as he had a serious grudge against the then Military Secretary Lt Gen Advesh Prakash.
The date of birth issue of Gen Singh was handled by Advesh Prakash and was instrumental obstruction for the extension of the tenure of Gen Singh