UP: FIR against Muzaffarpur girls' home after TISS report on sexual assault
An FIR has been registered under POCSO act against the Seva Sankalp evam Vikas Samiti, the NGO located at Sahu Road under Town police station area in Muzaffarpur.
According to audit report, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS, Mumbai) revealed that minor girls children home are subjected to sexual assault.
The TISS report said many girls complained of physical abuses when its team interacted with them and recommended an inquiry and initiation of legal proceedings against the NGO.
The case has been filed under section 376, 120 B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act).
Meanwhile, the girls have been shifted from Muzaffarpur to Patna and Madhubani children home. The district child protection unit has taken the building under its control on the direction of the Social Welfare Directorate, Patna.