34 minors raped in Bihar shelter home, say police

As many as 34 minor girls housed in a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been raped as against earlier figure of 29, police said on Saturday.

Published: 28th July 2018 01:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th July 2018 01:31 PM   |  A+A-

The rape of three minors in a single day has shaken Rajasthan - a state that records one of the highest rate of crimes against women in the country.

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By IANS

PATNA: As many as 34 minor girls housed in a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been raped as against earlier figure of 29, police said on Saturday.

Muzaffarpur Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Harpreet Kaur said: "It was not 29 but 34 girls who were raped at the Muzaffarpur shelter home."

Medical examinations of 42 girls last week revealed that 29 of them were raped.

Under pressure from the opposition, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had on Thursday recommended a CBI probe.

 

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