Muzaffarpur shelter home

Bihar shelter home rape case: Former minister Manju Verma's anticipatory bail plea dismissed

Manju Verma's husband was also accused of having links with Brajesh Thakur, the alleged mastermind behind the scandal.

published on : 9th October 2018

Bihar scandal main accused Brajesh Thakur says he was framed because he was set to join Congress to contest poll

Thakur admitted speaking to Chandeshwar Verma, husband of social welfare minister Manju Verma, he claimed that he was not at all close to him and that many “false allegations” have been made.

published on : 8th August 2018

SC lashes out Bihar government for backing Muzaffarpur shelter home

The bench referred to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data and said that every six hours, a woman is raped in India.

published on : 7th August 2018

Bihar shelter home rape: CBI team inspects District Child Protection Unit office

The CBI team is understood to have gone through documents kept there and spoken to other officials posted at the DCPU office, the sources said.

published on : 7th August 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal: Nitish blames 'system', rejects demand for minister's resignation

Nitish Kumar took potshots at his former party colleague Sharad Yadav and other opposition leaders for attending a protest in the national capital on the issue

published on : 6th August 2018

Bihar shelter home rape case: One of 14 girls rescued goes missing

Pragya Bharti said that she immediately registered the complaint with the police and also submitted copies of the CCTV footage for further investigation.

published on : 5th August 2018

Bihar shelter home rape case: BJP leader CP Thakur seeks minister Manju Verma's resignation, but JD(U) disagrees

Senior BJP leader CP Thakur said JD(U) minister Manju Verma should resign from the cabinet owning moral responsibility for the alleged sexual abuse of minor girls.

published on : 5th August 2018

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar breaks silence, says ashamed over Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal

'We have always said that the guilty would not be spared and Deputy Chief Minister has said in the assembly that we would like CBI probe to be monitored by the HC,' Kumar said.

published on : 5th August 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Bihar suspends 6 child protection unit officials

The officials were suspended on grounds that they did not act despite being informed over the ill-treatment meted out to children at shelter homes.

published on : 5th August 2018

Bihar shelter home rape: CBI collects documents from state officials

As many as 34 minor girls were sexually assaulted in Balika Grih, a short-stay girls' shelter home run by the NGO in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.

published on : 3rd August 2018

NGO running Muzaffarpur shelter home got another project to run beggars' home

The NGO, however, was removed from the project after the allegations of sexual offences of the girls in Muzaffarpur became public, Social Welfare Department director Raj Kumar said.

published on : 29th July 2018

Under pressure from Opposition, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar recommends CBI probe into Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal

The development took place a day after a nine-member team of Opposition leaders led by RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav visited the shelter home and accused the government of shielding the accused.

published on : 26th July 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Wife of accused points fingers at minister's husband

The minister, however, dismissed the allegation as politically motivated and said none of the victims had given statements that could corroborate what was being alleged.

published on : 25th July 2018

Bihar DGP discounts need for CBI probe into Muzaffarpur shelter home case

'Police acted swiftly after the allegations surfaced, and ten of the 11 accused have already been arrested,' said DGP KS Dwivedi.

published on : 24th July 2018

Politics heats up over Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes, RJD wants CBI inquiry

Alleging that several top government officials were involved in the Muzaffarpur incidents, MLAs of the main Opposition party RJD demanded a CBI probe into the scandal.

published on : 23rd July 2018