FIR against 2 shelter home officials
The accused, superintendent Shobhana Dighe, ex-superintendent Shobhashelar N and three others, have been booked for alleged negligence and mistreatment of the women living there.
The police have also included an additional charge of rape against unknown persons in the FIR. The accused have been booked under sections 376, 450, 201, 504, 506, 509 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code. A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice Nitin Jamdar had ordered the setting up of a committee on November 5 while hearing a suo moto petition taking cognizance of a newspaper report on the issue.
Thereafter, the committee constituted by the Bombay High Court comprising SP (traffic) Rashmi Karandikar and psychiatrist Harish Shetty had filed a report with their observations on November 23 severely criticising the home.
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