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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Manju Verma surrenders before court

Ex-Bihar minister Manju Verma regained consciousness after water was sprinkled on her face by bystanders after which she was taken into the courtroom

Press Trust of India  |  Begusarai (Bihar) 

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Manju Verma | Photo: Twitter @ANI

Former Manju Verma, who had been evading arrest in an Arms Act case lodged in the course of investigations in the home scandal, surrendered before a court here Tuesday.

Verma reached the court of the in an auto rickshaw. She fainted as soon as she entered the court premises along with a few aides.

She regained consciousness after water was sprinkled on her face by bystanders after which she was taken into the courtroom.

The had on November 12 rapped the Police for failing to arrest the former and directed the DGP to appear before it in person on November 27 if she was not nabbed by then.

Verma had stepped down as the for social welfare in August, following reports that her husband, Chandrashekhar Verma, had close links with Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the home scandal. Over 30 girls were allegedly raped at the shelter home.

The Arms Act case was lodged against Verma following recovery of a huge quantity of ammunition from her residence here during a CBI raid.

First Published: Tue, November 20 2018. 12:20 IST
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