Big News: Special CBI court convicts JKP DSP, ex-BSF DIG among five in infamous sex scandal case of 2006

Court will decide quantum of punishment on June 04

The 2006 sex scandal triggered widespread protests across Kashmir

Srinagar: A special court of Central Bureau Investigation on Wednesday convicted five persons including former J&K DSP and DIG, Border Security Force and acquitted two in the 2006 Jammu-Kashmir sex scandal case.

The guilty include former JK police Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mohammed Ashraf Mir, former Deputy inspector general of police (DIG) BSF, KC Padhi, while businessman Mehrajuddin Malik and former J&K general advocate Anil Sethi have been acquitted in the case.

The court on Wednesday said that it will pronounce the quantum of the punishment on June 4.

The infamous scandal surfaced in 2006 when the J&K police discovered two video CDs showing Kashmiri minors being sexually exploited. The minors were forced into the sex trade and were exploited sexually by politicians, bureaucrats and police officials.

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