Five convicts in the infamous 2006 Sex Scandal pleaded for leniency in the punishment before a special CBI court on Monday. The court has deferred the pronouncement of quantum of punishment to June 6 now.
‘He had killed 40 militants,’ pleaded the counsel for DIG at the court for leniency in punishment for the accused.
A special CBI court in Chandigarh on had held five persons, Shabir Kalo, Shabbir Lango, Mansoor Ahmad, DSP Mohammed Ashraf Mir and DIG BSF KG Padhi, guilty in the 2006 Jammu and Kashmir sex scandal.
“CBI argued that DIG Padhi was trust of people in J & K and he should have been the protector of the victim,” sources said. CBI Public Prosecutor prayed for maximum punishment for the convicts. The quantum of punishment has been deferred and will now be pronounced on June 6.
The sex scandal case hit the headlines in 2006 when Jammu and Kashmir police discovered compact discs of minor girl being sexually exploited.