Judges in Patan High Court had a go at Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal case. The recent transfer of SP Rank officer, a major figure in this case, is being treated seriously by the court. Judges asks for explanation at the next seating.
The Judges want to know why SP Rank officer, who was part of the probe team had been transferred. CBI officers was also blamed in court for their failure to submit a progress report in their on-going investigation on the shelter home sex scandal where numerous politicians and businessmen are concerned.
Chief Justice Mukesh R. Shah and Justice Ravi Ranjan ordered CBI to file its reply on the 27th of August and to place it before the court in a sealed cover. During the last seating, judges ordered a report on the findings so far.
Mishra, one of the investigating officer in the case, was transferred by CBI headquarters. The court wants a clear explanation on this issue but already, opposition parties in Bihar think that this transfer could affect the probe.
The Judges expressed concern on the numerous number of occasions where confidential elements are going out in the press. Media had also been told to refrain from publishing the same. The Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal case is about sex assault on 34 girls. The shelter get money from the government to exist.
Shelter home sex scandal: Court want to know reason why SP rank officer, Mishra, was transferred