The police in Bihar’s Bettiah town have booked four men for allegedly raping a former inmate of a Muzaffarpur shelter home that made news last year after it emerged more than 30 girls were allegedly sexually assaulted there, PTI reported on Monday.
Superintendent of Police
said a first information report has been filed against the four, ANI reported. “The investigation done so far is limited to this case only,” he said, adding that the woman was sent for a medical test.
Bettiah Superintendent of Police, Jayant Kant, on the alleged rape of former Muzaffarpur shelter home inmate in Bettiah: FIR filed against 4 persons. The investigation done so far is limited to this case only. Victim has been sent for a medical test. #Bihar pic.twitter.com/9EEQqFRYIL— ANI (@ANI) September 16, 2019
Station House Officer Shashi Bhushan Thakur said the woman filed a complaint on Saturday and was admitted to a government hospital the same day.
In her compliant, she stated that the assault took place in a moving vehicle on Friday evening. The men then dropped her near her home. The woman alleged that the men, two of whom are brothers, belong to the same family.
“It was ordered by Supreme Court that her security be taken care of,”
Chairperson Rekha Sharma told ANI. “We have taken cognisance of incident, written to DGP Bihar, constituted inquiry committee and will meet Bihar CM.”
Rekha Sharma, Chairperson of National Commission for Women on alleged rape of former Muzaffarpur shelter home inmate: It was ordered by SC that her security be taken care of.We've taken cognisance of incident, written to DGP Bihar, constituted inquiry committee&will meet Bihar CM pic.twitter.com/az6SOjna5P— ANI (@ANI) September 16, 2019
The alleged sexual exploitation of children at the shelter home came to light in April 2018 after Mumbai’s Tata Institute of Social Sciences submitted an audit report...