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Shelter home rape cases: Opposition lawmakers march to Raj Bhawan

IANS  |  Patna 

Alleging non-serious attitude of the Kumar government towards shelter home rape cases and deteriorating law and order situation in Bihar, opposition lawmakers led by on Thursday marched to the Raj Bhawan and met

"The has repeatedly slammed the government over shelter home rape cases. Yet, Kumar is silent and his government is trying to protect the accused," told media after he met the

Tejashwi alleged the was busy destroying evidence and was "weakening" the case to save main accused Brajesh Thakur, currently lodged in in

RJD's senior legislators and allies and leaders took part in the Raj Bhawan march. Tejashwi along with former Jiran Ram Manjhi, who is of HAM, and state also met the

"The Governor listened to us carefully and agreed that shelter home rape cases are serious and that the government should take action against the accused," Manjhi said.

Earlier, opposition members protested inside and outside the Assembly over the shelter home cases. demanded that the mobile phone details of Brajesh Thakur, the key accused in the shelter home cases, be made public.



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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 19:40 IST