Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case: Ex-minister Manju Verma, husband booked under Arms Act
Patna, Aug 20: An FIR hs been registered against former Bihar Minister Manju Verma and her husband under Arms Act in connection with the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal. The CBI had conducted a raid at 12 locations including her Patna residence on 17 August and had seized 50 cartridges.
The FIR was registered on Saturday against Verma and her husband Chandrashekhar for recovery of 50 live cartridges from her in-law's house at Arjun Tola village during a raid, Cheria Bariarpur police station SHO Ranjit Kumar Rajak said.
The CBI has questioned former Bihar social welfare minister Damodar Rawat who was connected to Brajesh Thakur (accused in the case).
Verma had resigned as social welfare minister last week following a disclosure that her husband Chandrashekhar had spoken to the prime accused in the scandal, Brajesh Thakur, 17 times between January and June this year.
The scandal came to light two months ago when an FIR was lodged by the social welfare department following a social audit report submitted by Mumbai-based Tata Institute of Social Sciences which mentioned sexual abuse of girls lodged at the Muzaffarpur shelter home.