February 12, 2020 1:52 am
Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Saurabh Kulshreshtha observed that Thakur “not only betrayed the trust and faith of the victim girls but also displayed extreme perversity and monstrosity by committing such abhorrent acts with numerous helpless minors girls”.
January 20, 2020 5:09 pm
The case had come to light after a report submitted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to the Bihar government on May 26, 2018, claimed that some minor girls at the shelter house were being sexually abused.
January 15, 2020 4:28 am
This development came after the CBI on January 9 submitted a status report before the Supreme Court that there was no evidence that any inmate had been murdered, as was alleged earlier. The agency said that all 35 girls had been traced and found to be alive.
March 14, 2019 5:44 am
Brajesh Thakur’s immovable and movable properties consisting of 26 plots of land, three vehicles, deposits in 37 bank accounts, investments in mutual funds and insurance policies, amounting to Rs 7.30 crore, have been attached, said an ED provisional attachment order.
December 14, 2018 7:34 am
While the municipal corporation had approved the map of the building in 1986 allowing construction of ground plus one floor, Thakur illegally constructed the four-storey building.
November 20, 2018 10:13 pm
Under immense pressure from the opposition, the Bihar government had referred the matter of to the CBI. The case relates to mental, physical and sexual exploitation of girl children residing at the Children Home at Sahu Road, Muzaffarpur.
November 20, 2018 3:46 pm
"I have nothing to fear as I was not even associated with the shelter home which is under scanner. I did work for Thakur but I have no knowledge of what happened there," Madhu told reporters with her face covered with a dupatta.
October 26, 2018 2:26 am
An official of the Muzaffarpur jail administration said that phone calls by Thakur cannot be ruled out even though there had been regular raids inside jails.
October 26, 2018 2:21 am
Taking note of the “shocking” details, the bench remarked, “This is very, very sad. This is scary..terrible..This cannot be allowed to happen..what kind of a person is this man?”...