Bihar’s Madhepura MP Rajesh Ranjan aka Pappu Yadav today demanded a CBI probe into the issue of rape of minors in the government-run shelter home.
“The issue of rape with the daughters of Bihar in the shelter home has brought a shame to the state,” Yadav said in the Lok Sabha during the Zero Hour. “We demand a Central Bureau Investigation inquiry into the rapes of the girls at the shelter home,” the RJD MP said.
The remarks of the suspended Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader, who has since formed his own party Jan Adhikar Party (JAP), have in the wake of reports that over 40 inmates of the shelter home were raped.
Former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday in a series of tweets said, “In rarest of rare case of rape in Bihar, 40 minor girls between the age of seven to 17 years were repeatedly raped under one roof for months in a state sponsored shelter home.
“Even a girl was murdered and buried in the same premises. The patron of NGO is close to the who’s-who in the government and have even campaigned with Chief Minister (Nitish Kumar).”