Fifteen of 44 minor girls at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur were raped and five of them are pregnant. The girls at the shelter home, run by an NGO called Seva Sankalp Evam Vikas Samiti, were shown pornographic films and injected with sedatives before they were sexually assaulted. Those who resisted were beaten up brutally.
Residents of Nurpur near Didarganj check post in Patna City had a narrow escape when a fire engulfed an LPG godown in the densely populated locality leading to a series of cylinder explosions on Saturday morning.
National Commission for Women (NCW) member Sushma Sahu said on Saturday that those found guilty in the sexual abuse case related to the Muzaffarpur short stay home would not be spared and be dealt with sternly.
The Danapur division of East Central Railway has signed an agreement with a Bangalore-based company to start taxi service at the Danapur railway station, Patna Junction and Rajendra Nagar Terminal here.
Chief minister and JDU national president Nitish Kumar went into social engineering mode with an eye on next year's Lok Sabha polls by sending recommendations to the Centre on Saturday to include Mallah, Nishad and Nonia castes into Scheduled Tribes (ST).