Patna, Aug 14: Hajipur District Probation Officer (DPO), Manmohan Prasad Singh was arrested last night in connection with sexual abuse of girls at a shelter home in the city.
As per the allegations leveled by the inmates, Singh used to often visit the shelter home and force the girls to indulge in obscene activities. He allegedly threatened to beat them up if they tried to inform about it.
One of the girls at the short stay home told media that she was beaten up for refusing to comply with Singh once. While another inmate alleged that her clothes were torn off.
Earlier in a day, two girls from the Aasra shelter home were admitted to the Patna Medical College and Hospital.
Last week the death of the two girls from the same shelter home was reported.
Shelter home horror continues to stun the country, as several similar incidents have been reported from Muzzafarpur, Deoria and Bhopal.