September 28, 2020

NCW finds evidence of sexual exploitation of minor girls in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur: National Commission for Women (NCW) member Sushma Sahu held a meeting with officials in Bihar over the alleged sexual assault of minor girls at a government children home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur. Sahu said, “I have been told that there is evidence of two girls being pregnant. I held a meeting with many officials; several facts were brought to light.” She also added,” The statement of the girls has been video recorded in which they admitted of rape and physical torture by functionaries of the NGO and the district protection unit officials.” After the report came to light, a case was registered in the women’s police station in Muzaffarpur by district child protection unit against the Seva Sankalp Evam Vikas Samiti, the NGO which runs as the shelter for children.

Courtesy: ANI

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