Bihar shelter horror: Girls were drugged, raped, made to dance on vulgar songs, says CBI

Patna: The massive sex scandal in Shelter homes in India comes as a shocker as minor, young girls in these supposedly safe shelter homes, away from evil prying eyes were subjected to drugs, made dance on Vulgar songs, sedated and even raped by guests, influential politicians and even bureaucrats reveals CBI officials probing the scandals in shelter homes.

The CBI in its 73-page charge sheet revealed all the dirty, grisly details of these shelter homes. The probe is on against the main accused, the politically well-connected Brajesh Thakur, who operated the shelter for several years, NDTV reports.

The CBI charged Brajesh Thakur and 20 other accused including the staff of the home with serious crimes under the Protection of Children From Sexual Offences Act or POCSO Act.

According to CBI’s chargesheet, these teenage girls were forced to wear revealing clothes, dance to “Bhojpuri songs”, drugged and made to lie down following which they were raped in that state by Brajesh Thakur’s guests.

The girls who resisted were beaten and tortured added the agency.
This sexual exploitation of dozens of girls in the government-run shelter over a period of 10 years was only recently revealed in a social audit report by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences or TISS.

Medical tests found that as many as 34 of the 42 girls at the home were sexually assaulted. The four-storey home has now been razed.