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Muzaffarpur Shelter Home: Delhi HC Issues Notice In Brajesh Thakur’s Appeal Against His Conviction For Gangrape

By on May 26, 2021

first_imgNews UpdatesMuzaffarpur Shelter Home: Delhi HC Issues Notice In Brajesh Thakur’s Appeal Against His Conviction For Gangrape Karan Tripathi22 July 2020 12:28 AMShare This – xDelhi High Court has issued notice in criminal appeal moved by Brajesh Thakur against his conviction for gangrape in Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case. The Division Bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rajneesh Bhatnagar has issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation. On January 20, Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshreshtha had convicted Brajesh Thakur…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginDelhi High Court has issued notice in criminal appeal moved by Brajesh Thakur against his conviction for gangrape in Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case. The Division Bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rajneesh Bhatnagar has issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation. On January 20, Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshreshtha had convicted Brajesh Thakur for multiple grounds of rape, gangrape (section 376(d), IPC) aggravated sexual assault under section 6 of POCSO Act, criminal conspiracy, and offences under the Juvenile Justice Act. The court had also sentenced Thakur to life imprisonment till the remainder of his life for sexual and physical assault of minor girls at Muzaffarpur Shelter Home in Bihar. The court had also awarded life imprisonment to other 10 convicts, including 3 women. Among these 10 convicts, some were sentenced to imprisonment till the remainder of their lives. Several girls were raped and sexually abused at an NGO-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar. The issue had come to light following a report by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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