Bail application of sex racket accused deferred till July 7
Srinagar, July 3 (UNI) A lower court today deferred till July 7 the bail applications of six accused, including former minister Ghulam Ahmed Mir and senior IAS officer Iqbal Khanday, in the sex racket case.
The other four whose bail applications have been deferred are Mehrajuddin Malik, Shabir Ahmed Laweay, BSF DIG K C Padhi, Jammu and Kashmir Police DSP Mohammad Ashraf Mir.
The court had yesterday given special power to CJM, Srinagar Mohammad Yousuf Akhoon to hear and decide about the bail applications of the sex racket accused.
The CJM asked the petitioners to engage lawyers before the next date of hearing.
Others who have been arrested so far include former minister and sitting legislator Raman Mattoo, state Additional Advocate General Anil Sethi, J&K Police Cunter-Insurgency Kashmir (CIK) wing DSP Mohammad Yousuf Mir and Naaz Hotel owner Riyaz Kawa.
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