Main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case Brajesh Thakur (File photo| PTI)
Main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case Brajesh Thakur (File photo| PTI)

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi court sentences Brajesh Thakur to rigorous imprisonment till death

Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshreshtha sentenced Thakur to life imprisonment for the remainder of his natural life.

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court Tuesday sentenced Brajesh Thakur to life imprisonment for sexually and physically assaulting several girls in a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.

Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshreshtha sentenced Thakur to life imprisonment for the remainder of his natural life.

The court had on January 20 convicted Thakur, who once unsuccessfully contested assembly polls on Bihar People's Party (BPP) ticket, of several offences including aggravated penetrative sexual assault under section 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, and offences of rape and gang rape under the Indian Penal code (IPC).

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