Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Convict moves Delhi HC challenging trial court's life sentence verdict
Roshan, in his plea filed through advocate A P Singh, claimed that the trial court convicted and sentenced him by merely relying on the complainants' version.
Ramanuj Thakur was the maternal uncle of the main accused Brajesh Thakur.
A division bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar adjourned further hearing in the matter to February 18 after the appellant side sought an adjournment in the matter today.
A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rajnish Bhatnagar issued notice to the CBI on the appeal filed by Vikas Kumar.
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.
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.