Jammu, December 09: In a major operation to nab the accused involved in the major sex scandal that has surfaced in Akhnoor, the police has been successful in arresting five persons and the search operation is still going to trace three others believed to be a part of this racket.
As per reports in a local daily, the names of these accused persons was disclosed by the victim who is a minor girl before the court after she was brought back to Jammu. Later, she was handed over to her parents.
The reports suggested that all the persons arrested till now are running separate businesses in the Akhnoor and Jammu city areas.
Sources also revealed that the there were pressures from powerful corridors to hush the matter since a number of big names were involved in the scam but because a low rung official brought the matter into media the police swung into action to arrest the alleged persons.
If you have not read about the scandal yet you may get the details from our report on Tuesday by clicking “Sex Scandal: Minor girl names 20 politicians and bureaucrats“. This major sex scandal had surfaced when Punjab Police caught a minor girl from Jammu under suspicious circumstances in Pathankot.