Bihar (Muzaffarpur): RJD (Rashtriya Janata Dal) has called for a nationwide strike and demand for the resignation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar against the alleged mass sexual exploitation at various shelter homes in the states. The protest over Nationwide come after the Left parties and group in Bihar called for a State-wide bandh in Patna on Thursday against Muzaffarpur shelter home case. Meanwhile, the protest also supported by RJD in the city.
The police team received the information than raided the vicinity and rescue 44 girls from child shelter home in Muzaffarpur. There are Eleven employees who were arrested on July 24 for allegedly sexually harassing the inmates. After this incident come in light the State Police also raided another shelter home run by Brijesh Thakur after a case was registered against him over the disappearance of 11 girls from the shelter home.
On Thursday RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said: “ RJD will hold a Strike in Bihar and across the country, including at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on August 4, to seek answers from Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Muzaffarpur shelter home case and several other crimes in the states”. He also criticised the government of Bihar of shielding the accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual assault case after a photo of its owner Brajesh Thakur being felicitated by Nitesh Kumar emerged. Later he added “Photos of top leaders honoring the accused (Brijesh Thakur) corroborate that several senior leaders are involved in this case and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is trying to shield them. The probe was delayed deliberately to manipulate evidence.”
The further investigation over the case has taken by CBI team from Muzaffarpur Mahila Police Station, where the case was registered on May 31, under the section of 120 (b) (Criminal Conspiracy), 376 (outraging the modesty of a women), 34 (Common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 4,6,8,10,12 of Protection of children from offences Act (POSCO)