She then realised her ‘pants were only on one leg’, and went to check the corridor before locking the door to the room.
Bulford Military Court, in Wiltshire, where the court martial into the sexual assault was heard
‘I went into the bathroom and all I remember is sitting on the floor and crying’, the victim added.
Her boyfriend reported the incident the following morning.
The court heard it was Sgt Gunputh’s ‘spiky’ hair she felt and his DNA was found on the victim.
Sgt Gunputh, of 1 Regiment Army Air Corps, denied penetrating the woman with his fingers, insisting she was ‘flirting’ with him on the night out and claiming his DNA was transferred to her as they ‘held hands’.
However, he was convicted of the sexual assault by penetration on Wednesday.
He was jailed for four years and dismissed from the Army.