All accused arrested in Muzaffarpur gangrape case

Source: ANI | Published on 17th September 2019, 7:56 PM | National News | Don't Miss |

Bettiah: All the accused in the case of gangrape of a girl, a former inmate at the infamous Muzaffarpur Shelter Home, have been arrested, Additional Director General (ADG) Jitendra Kumar said on Tuesday.

The girl was allegedly gang-raped in a moving car in Bihar's Bettiah on Friday. Following the complaint, police had registered an FIR against four persons.

"On the confession of those arrested, name of a person has cropped up, for whose arrests a special investigating team is conducting searches," he said.

According to the medical reports, the girl is a minor, said Kumar, adding that a forensic team is further investigating the matter.

She belonged to the same shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, where over 44 girls were earlier allegedly sexually abused. The issue had come to light after the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) conducted a social audit there.

Read These Next

UP BJP MLA among 7 booked for raping woman

An FIR was lodged against BJP MLA Ravindra Nath Tripathi and six others here on Wednesday for allegedly raping a woman repeatedly for a month in 2017, police said.

CAA: Thousands of Muslims take to streets in TN

A large number of anti-CAA protesters, majority of them Muslims, held a massive protest against the amended Citizenship Act at Chepauk here, even as agitations were held across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.