Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi Court asks CBI to appoint special public prosecutor

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Updated: Feb 25, 2019 3:50 PM

The Supreme Court had on February 7 ordered that the shelter home sexual assault case be transferred from Bihar to a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court at Saket district court complex here, which would conclude the trial within six months.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case, Delhi Court, CBI, posco, bihar shelter home, Supreme Court, Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual assault caseAdditional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshrestha Delhi posted the matter for hearing on February 27.

A Delhi court Monday directed the CBI to appoint within two days a special public prosecutor in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual assault case. Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshrestha Delhi posted the matter for hearing on February 27.

The Supreme Court had on February 7 ordered that the shelter home sexual assault case be transferred from Bihar to a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court at Saket district court complex here, which would conclude the trial within six months.

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Several girls were allegedly raped and sexually abused at an NGO-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur and the issue had come to light following a report by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).

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