Sayeed In Power Ignored Sex Scandal, Says Omar

30 July 2009

Srinagar: Hitting back at the PDP, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today accused its leader Mufti Mohammad Sayeed of 'shutting his eyes' to the sex scandal when it first surfaced in 2006 as his own people were involved. 'Sayeed preferred that this scandal should go on and never bothered how callously daughters of Kashmir were being exploited by his own people. He should have resigned at that very time if he would have been real son of soil but he preferred to shut his eyes,' an angry Omar said while addressing supporters at his Gupkar Road residence here. The state assembly witnessed high drama after PDP deputy leader Muzaffar Hussain Beigh alleged that Omar's name figured in the sex scandal case. PDP has demanded a judicial inquiry in the case, saying that it was not satisfied with the CBI probe.