muzaffarpur shelter home]
The ED accused Thakur of funds received as grants from the government and other agencies in the name of an NGO which is managed by him.
Updated on Mar 03, 2021 05:38 PM IST
The court had earlier framed various charges, including criminal conspiracy to commit rape and penetrative sexual assault, against 21 people in the case.
Updated on Sep 30, 2019 06:10 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
The alleged survivor, who is one of the prosecution witnesses in the case, was declared hostile before Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshreshtha, after she failed to recognise two of the accused, the court sources said.
Published on May 01, 2019 06:16 AM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
The social welfare department now finds itself in a piquant situation, as to whether to allow the girls to go home or retain them in shelters to protect them from being influenced by vested interests.
Published on Mar 02, 2019 01:56 PM IST
Several girls were allegedly raped and sexually abused at an NGO-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur. The issue had come to light following a report by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).
Published on Feb 28, 2019 09:39 AM IST
Patna |Press Trust of India
On February 21, the commissioner heard the pleas afresh and finally ordered to demolish second and thrid floors of the shelter home.
Published on Feb 23, 2019 12:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur |KJ Saquib
Those refusing to entertain the guests were offered only roti and salt at night, while those who danced were given good food.To be sure, the charge sheet is silent on the roles of officials who, despite knowing about the horrors in the shelter home, could not protect the girls.
Updated on Jan 07, 2019 11:27 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Subhash Pathak
Municipal commissioner, Muzaffarpur, Sanjay Dubey, has asked the owner of the shelter home to pull down the entire ground plus three-storey structure within a month or by December 10. The structure was made in gross violation of the prevalent building bylaws and against the building plan that was sanctioned in 2004.
Published on Nov 12, 2018 01:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Subhash Pathak, Patna
The Supreme Court was perusing a report on the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case in which more than 30 girls alleged they were raped at the home run by Brajesh Thakur, the chief of a state-funded NGO.
Updated on Oct 25, 2018 11:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Bhadra Sinha
The Supreme Court observations were made as it lifted the ban imposed by the Patna high court on August 23 on media reporting in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, where at least 30 girls were allegedly raped and sexually abused over a period of time.
Published on Sep 20, 2018 11:21 PM IST
New Delhi |HT Correspondent
The report by Muzaffarpur police points to enormous clout of Brajesh Thakur, the kingpin in the case, who associated himself with former ministers and other officials to amass huge benami property, using flesh trade as a medium to expand his network.
Updated on Aug 20, 2018 10:35 PM IST
Patna, Hindustan Times | Avinash Kumar
A co-accused along with Brajesh Thakur, Madhu Kumari is evading arrest in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal in which 34 of the 42 minor girls were allegedly raped. An FIR was instituted on May 31.
Published on Aug 09, 2018 02:56 PM IST
An alarming number of people knew about the goings-on in Brajesh Thakur’s short-stay home for destitute girls. Here’s why they kept quiet.
Updated on Dec 31, 2019 01:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur | Snigdha Poonam
Brajesh Thakur, who ran a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur where girls were allegedy sexually exploited, says he was about to join the Congress.
Updated on Aug 09, 2018 08:50 AM IST
There are 9000 government run child care institutions and shelter homes for women and girls across the country.
Updated on Aug 07, 2018 08:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Moushumi Das Gupta
Facing heat over Muzaffarpur shelter rapes, CM Nitish Kumar asks oppn to stop levelling ‘baseless allegations’
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar asked the Opposition to stop levelling ‘baseless allegations’ until the probe is completed.
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 05:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Bihar govt recommends CBI inquiry into alleged sexual exploitation of girls at Muzaffarpur shelter home
Bihar government decided to handover to CBI the case of alleged sexual exploitation of a Muzaffarpur shelter home inmates to prevent rumour-mongering in the state.
Updated on Jul 26, 2018 12:02 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Patna | HT Correspondent