September 28, 2020

Sexual abuse of boys comes to light at Bihar juvenile home

Close on the heels of the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal in Bihar, reports of alleged assault and sexual abuse of inmates at a remand home for juveniles had come to light from Arrah today.

Videos and photographs purportedly of inmates at the remand home in Dharhara locality, under the Town police station area, were played by regional news channels and shared on social media.

The remand home housed juveniles belonging to Bhojpur and three other adjoining districts.

The videos and photographs showed some of the boys with bruises on their bodies and media reports claimed that some of them had also been sodomized.

Assault on minor

Arrah SP Awakash Kumar said the there had been information about physical assault on a minor boy and further enquiry was underway. However, he refused to divulge further details.

Police officials have rushed to the spot for investigation, though none of them was immediately available for further comments.

Courtesy: PTI

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