The cruelty against children is not appearing to slow down leave alone stop as a new case has emerged where the inmates of a private shelter home in Bhopal have alleged that the owner of the facility has been subjecting them to sexual abuse for a long time.
It is alleged that as many as three of their fellow inmates have died due to the severe abuse.
Police by the way have arrested the 70-year-old ex-armyman, the owner of the shelter home, after the complaint was lodged.
As per details, as many as five inmates including three boys filed complaint with the police.
They went ahead and alleged that one of the inmates, a boy, died due to excessive bleeding after he was sexually assaulted.
Similarly, another boy died of injuries after his head was banged on a wall while inmate died due to cold after he was forced to spend the night outside.
The shelter home is registered with the department since 1995 and has been getting funds.
People with direct knowledge of the matter said the Bhopal shelter home warden was removed a long time ago after his educational qualification failed to meet the cut.
The chief minister last month ordered monthly inspection of every shelter home and orphanage in the state and instructed officials to make guidelines for private girls’ hostels.>