Bihar: After Muzaffarpur, CBI files FIRs against 2 more shelter homes for abuse of children

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 16, 2019, 06:27 PM(IST)

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The agency has registered FIRs against the Bhagalpur-based Boys' Children Home run by Rupam Pragati Samaj Samiti and House Mother Children Home in Gaya. 

CBI on Wednesday registered two fresh FIRs in connection with the alleged abuse of children in shelter homes in Bihar, news agency PTI reported quoting officials. 

The agency has registered FIRs against Bhagalpur-based Boys' Children Home run by Rupam Pragati Samaj Samiti and House Mother Children Home in Gaya, the report said quoting the officials.

Officials involved in the running of the aforementioned homes are under the investigation of the agency, they said.

There was national outrage last year following the alleged abuse of minor girls at a shelter home run by journalist Brajesh Pathak in Muzaffarpur in Bihar.

The Supreme Court had directed the CBI to probe alleged abuse of inmates at 17 shelter homes listed in a study conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

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