Muzaffarpur Rape Case

Timelines
#BigTwist: CBI says no girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter-home

08 Jan 2020

#BigTwist: CBI says no girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter-home

Nearly two years ago, the gut-wrenching horror meted to girls staying at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur sent shockwaves across the nation.

Muzaffarpur shelter-home case: 11 missing girls may have been murdered

05 May 2019

Muzaffarpur shelter-home case: 11 missing girls may have been murdered

In a major development which is sure to make the Muzaffarpur shelter-home case bleaker, CBI told Supreme Court on Friday that 11 girls who had gone missing from the premises might have been killed.

SC transfers Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual-assault case to Delhi court

25 Feb 2019

SC transfers Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual-assault case to Delhi court

A Delhi court today directed the CBI to appoint within two days a special public prosecutor in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual assault case.

Bihar: Six of seven girls found hours after fleeing shelter-home

24 Feb 2019

Bihar: Six of seven girls found hours after fleeing shelter-home

Seven minor girls escaped from a care unit at Mokama town, Patna in the early hours yesterday following which six of them were found in Darbhanga district, police said.

Muzaffarpur Scandal: Seven girls, including witnesses, go missing; found later

24 Feb 2019

Muzaffarpur Scandal: Seven girls, including witnesses, go missing; found later

Seven minor girls, including five witnesses of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, went missing from another establishment in Bihar but were found hours later.

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Girls forced to have sex, dance to vulgar songs

07 Jan 2019

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Girls forced to have sex, dance to vulgar songs

Months after the abuse meted on girls living inside a government-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar came to light, disturbing details have emerged.

#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: Absconding ex-Bihar minister, Manju Verma, surrenders

20 Nov 2018

#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: Absconding ex-Bihar minister, Manju Verma, surrenders

On Tuesday, former Bihar social welfare minister Manju Verma, believed to have links to the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, surrendered before a court in the district of Begusarai in Bihar.

UP: Shelter home's girls were drugged and 'sent to men'

19 Nov 2018

UP: Shelter home's girls were drugged and 'sent to men'

The minor inmates of shelter home named Maa Vindhyavasini Mahila and Balika Sanrakshan Griha in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria were drugged before they were 'sent' to powerful men, TOI reports.

#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: SC orders transfer of Brajesh Thakur to Patiala

30 Oct 2018

#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: SC orders transfer of Brajesh Thakur to Patiala

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ordered the transfer of Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, to a high-security prison in Punjab's Patiala.

#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: SC calls details 'horrifying', wants Thakur out of Bihar

25 Oct 2018

#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: SC calls details 'horrifying', wants Thakur out of Bihar

The Supreme Court on Thursday said the details highlighted in CBI's status report on the Muzaffarpur shelter home case were horrifying and scary.

Muzaffarpur shelter-home case: SC terms CBI details as 'horrible', 'scary'

25 Oct 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter-home case: SC terms CBI details as 'horrible', 'scary'

The Supreme Court termed the details placed before it by the CBI about the investigation into the case of Bihar's Muzzafarpur shelter home as "horrible" and "scary".

Muzaffarpur home sex scandal: Prime accused shifted to Bhagalpur jail

11 Oct 2018

Muzaffarpur home sex scandal: Prime accused shifted to Bhagalpur jail

Brajesh Thakur, prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal, was today shifted to Special Central Jail in Bhagalpur from the Shaheed Khudiram Bose Jail, Muzaffarpur, a prison official said.

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Skeleton found by CBI believed to be of victim

04 Oct 2018

#MuzaffarpurHorror: Skeleton found by CBI believed to be of victim

In the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, the probe team found skeletons from a cremation ground in Sikandarpur, and it is believed to be of one of the victims.

Muzaffarpur shelter home: Probe team finds five skeletons in Sikandarpur

03 Oct 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter home: Probe team finds five skeletons in Sikandarpur

A CBI team investigating the rape and murder of girls in a shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, found 5 skeletons on Wednesday from a cremation site in Sikandarpur.

Muzaffarpur shelter home horror: SC ends ban on media reporting

20 Sep 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter home horror: SC ends ban on media reporting

The Supreme Court on Thursday ended a ban on media reporting in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, but asked the media to not sensationalize sexual harassment cases.

Bhopal: 71-year-old ex-armyman sexually assaults differently-abled inmates of shelter-home; arrested

15 Sep 2018

Bhopal: 71-year-old ex-armyman sexually assaults differently-abled inmates of shelter-home; arrested

In yet another sinister case, inmates of a private shelter home in Bhopal have alleged the owner sexually abused them.

Another Muzaffarpur? Two deaths in Patna shelter-home raise suspicion

14 Aug 2018

Another Muzaffarpur? Two deaths in Patna shelter-home raise suspicion

Weeks after the Muzaffarpur shelter sex scandal shook the entire nation, deaths of two women in another shelter-home of Patna have raised suspicion.

Muzaffarpur sex-abuse: Cops recover influential people's numbers from accused

12 Aug 2018

Muzaffarpur sex-abuse: Cops recover influential people's numbers from accused

Police have recovered a list of 40 mobile phone numbers from Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter homes abuse case, which includes those of some "powerful" people, including a minister.

Muzaffarpur: Minister resigns amid reports of husband's ties with Brajesh

08 Aug 2018

Muzaffarpur: Minister resigns amid reports of husband's ties with Brajesh

Manju Verma, Bihar's Social Welfare Department (SWD) Minister has resigned after allegations of her husband Chandeshwar Verma's involvement in the horrendous Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case.

Slamming 'protesters', Nitish says they don't care about girls' safety

06 Aug 2018

Slamming 'protesters', Nitish says they don't care about girls' safety

Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar launched a scathing attack on the Opposition and said those who protested at Jantar Mantar didn't care about girls' safety and that they should look at themselves first.

Muzaffarpur shelter-home: Brajesh Thakur spend days at jail-hospital, not barrack

06 Aug 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter-home: Brajesh Thakur spend days at jail-hospital, not barrack

Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home horror, is lodged at a hospital ward inside the Muzaffarpur district jail, and not the barracks, ET reports.

Bihar Social-Welfare-Minister should be sacked for Muzaffarpur shelter-home-scandal: NCP's Anwar

04 Aug 2018

Bihar Social-Welfare-Minister should be sacked for Muzaffarpur shelter-home-scandal: NCP's Anwar

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) National General Secretary and MP, Tariq Anwar, demanded that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sack his Social Welfare Minister, Manju Verma, for the failure to prevent sexual exploitation at the state-funded shelter home at Muzaffarpur.

Muzaffarpur shelter-home: SC bars media from publishing minors' visuals

02 Aug 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter-home: SC bars media from publishing minors' visuals

The SC has taken suo motu cognizance of the Muzaffapur shelter home sex abuse case. Among its first directions were instructions to media not to publish visuals of the minor victims, even in blurred or morphed form.

Bihar shelter-home: NGO-owner's newspaper got govt ads worth Rs. 30L

31 Jul 2018

Bihar shelter-home: NGO-owner's newspaper got govt ads worth Rs. 30L

The probe into the Muzaffarpur shelter sexual abuse case has led to more skeletons tumbling out of accused Brajesh Thakur's closet.

#MuzaffarpurRapes: Minister's husband frequented shelter-home, alleges arrested official's wife

27 Jul 2018

#MuzaffarpurRapes: Minister's husband frequented shelter-home, alleges arrested official's wife

On Wednesday, the wife of an arrested official has claimed her husband is being wrongfully framed to protect a state minister's spouse in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases.