• search

Nine Srinagar sex scandal accused granted bail

Written by: Staff

Chandigarh, Nov 22 (UNI) The Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted bail to nine of the 14 accused, including two former Jammu and Kashmir ministers, in the Srinagar sex scandal case whose trial is being conducted at the District and Sessions court here.

The nine granted bail by Justice Rajive Bhalla include sacked Jammu and Kashmir Additional Advocate General Anil Sethi, BSF DIG K C Padhi, Riaz Ahmed Kawa, sitting MLAs and former state ministers -- Raman Mattoo and Ghulam Ahmed Mir -- Mohd Yusuf Mir, Mehraj-ud-din Malik, Mohd Ashraf Mir and Shabir Ahmed.

Out of the 14, 13 were lodged at the Burail Central Jail here, while one was already on bail granted by a Srinagar court following their arrest by the CBI from Jammu and Kashmir.

The next date of hearing in the case, against the 14 accused in the Chandigarh District and Sessions Court, is December five.

The other four accused, lodged in prison, include scandal kingpin Sabina, her husband Abdul Hamid, Masud Ahmed and Abdul Hamidullah.


For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more