11 women missing from another home run by Bihar rape accused
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6:53 PM
Few days after the Central-Bureau-of-Investigation (CBI) registered a case against the Muzaffarpur shelter officers and employees, another case was registered on Tuesday against key accused, Brijesh Thakur, after 11-women went missing from another shelter home owned by him in the city. Thakur is the prime accused in Muzaffarpur's shelter home case, where more than 30 minor-girls were sexually assaulted over a period of time.
Supreme Court questions practice of female genital mutilation
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 7:48 AM
The Supreme Court on Monday orally questioned the practice of female genital mutilation of minor girls in the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community and observed “a woman does not have to live her life only for a marriage and a husband”. FMG or ‘khatna’ is a practice prevalent among the Dawoodi Bohra religious community of Shia sect, as it is a crime and punishable offence.