Two officials of a children`s shelter home in Karjat taluka of Maharashtra`s Raigad district were arrested on charges of sexually abusing five minor inmates, police said Thursday.
Bombay High Court is irked with Maharashtra government`s failure to address the issue of non-availability of shelter homes for children with special needs in Pune.
Expressing displeasure over grant of bail to 5 employees of shelter home, who are accused of sexually abusing minor inmates, Bombay High Court said lower courts should take serious view of such cases.
Bombay High Court directed Maharashtra government to submit report regarding implementation of recommendations made by family court judge about improving condition of a women`s shelter home in Mumbai.
The Bombay High Court appointed a former magistrate to monitor the functioning of a suburban home after a committee appointed by it, to look into the sexual and verbal assault on women living there.
Allegations of sexual and physical abuse have surfaced at yet another shelter home in Karnal, also called as Apna Ghar.
The girls belong to Nari Niketan shelter home.
The shelter home in Rohtak was hit by allegations of sexual abuse and torture of its inmates.
In one of the instances, the children had asked their friend to arrange for a gas cutter so that they can escape cutting grills of the guarded premises.
About 80 persons,
including some orphan children and elderly persons, are
stranded in a flooded village of Kendrapara district since the
past two days.
Delhi government said it has identified two shelter homes for destitute pregnant and lactating women for their care and upkeep.
Sixteen young boys ran away from a
shelter home run by an NGO during Holi celebrations at one of
its campuses in the national capital.
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