Taking suo moto cognisance of the alleged rape of a Muzaffarpur shelter home survivor, on Friday night, the National Commission for Women(NCW) has issued a notice to Bihar DGP requesting him to treat this case on an urgent basis and commission a speedy probe in the matter.
National Commission for Women: The inquiry committee headed by the NCW Chairperson will visit Muzaffarpur on 19th and 20th September & evaluate the action taken in this case by the officials. She will also meet the victim to ascertain her welfare and offer her all possible help. https://t.co/UXdj9u5B0g
— ANI (@ANI) September 16, 2019
In addition to this, the NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma will visit Muzaffarpur on September 19 and 20 to evaluate the progress of actions taken by officials in this case. She is also set to meet the victim to inquire upon her welfare and provide her with all the possible help and support.
In a shocking incident, Muzaffarpur shelter home survivor, who was reunited with her family after a sex scandal broke out in May 2018, was allegedly abducted and gang raped in a moving car by four members of the same family on the Bettiah-Pakhnaha road in West Champaran district. The girl has already identified two of the perpetrators.
An audio clip has gone viral, which apparently contains the confession of the accused of the heinous crime. In the audio clip, the younger of the two brothers alleged to be involved in the brutal crime can be heard recounting the entire incident to someone. He is heard talking about the involvement of five people including himself. However, he denied his elder brother’s involvement in the case.
The police is yet to establish the authenticity of the clip. However, the accused can be heard admitting that the victim was gang-raped in a moving Scorpio car. The victim was a survivor of the Muzaffarpur shelter home run by Brajesh Thakur. 42 girls were allegedly mentally and physically abused at this government-aided shelter home.