SC notice to Bihar, Centre, on Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes
August 02, 2018  12:03
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The Supreme Court takes suo moto cognizance of the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases. The court has issued a notice to the Bihar government and Centre and sought a detailed reply from them.


As many as 34 girls were sexually assaulted in a shelter home in Muzaffarpur, with fresh medical reports confirming rape of five more girls.


Muzaffarpur Senior Superintendent of Police Harpreet Kaur told PTI that fresh medical reports of 13 girl inmates have confirmed that five of them were sexually abused.


Investigations have also revealed that the girls were regularly given sedatives claiming that it was de-worming tablets before they were sexually assaulted.

During their medical examination many girls have said that they were given the deworming tablets every night after dinner, after which they would soon go to sleep.


Also read: How the Muzaffarpur sex scandal was unearthed
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