Srinagar: A division bench of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation to arrange an identification parade of all the accused in a sex scandal.
A magistrate will be present when the parade takes place. The court has asked the CBI to arrest those identified by the victim during the identifaction parade.
The CBI has also been asked by the court to provide protection to all the victims.
Meanwhile the CBI has asked for more time to conduct the identification parade and the court has asked it to file a status report by Tuesday.
According to sources the identification parade may be conducted in a phased manner.
The court has also directed all the subordinate courts not to grant bail to any of the accused.
The scandal broke out after revelations that minors were being blackmailed into prostitution in Srinagar.
Yaseema, a victim of the scandal, and the prime accused, Sabeena, have named 56 people, including politicians, bureaucrats and police officers.