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J&K HC issues notice to Govt in sex scam

The state government has ordered a CBI probe into the allegations by two teenaged girls of involvement of senior politicians and bureaucrats in the prostitution racket.

india Updated: May 10, 2006 18:50 IST

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the state government to file a reply within two days in connection with the sex scandal case that has rocked the Kashmir Valley.

Hearing a public interest petition filed in the case, Justice Hakim Imtiyaz Hussain directed state Chief Secretary Vijay Bakaya and Director-General of Police Gopal Sharma to be present in the court on Friday.

The PIL was filed by the J&K High Court Bar Association and Justice BA Kirmani of the court had taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about the sex racket case.

The state government has ordered a CBI probe into the allegations by two teenaged girls of involvement of senior politicians and bureaucrats in the prostitution and pornography racket that surfaced in downtown Srinagar in March.