Ordered closure in 2017, charge sheet filed against DM: CM Yogi on Deoria shelter home case

Updated:4 months ago IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 08 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a press conference in Lucknow to address the recent shelter home case in Deoria on Tuesday. In his address, CM Yogi said, “CBI had said in 2015-16 there were financial irregularities in this shelter home. When we came to power in 2017 we ordered its closure. District administration did not act on time, so DM was transferred and today we have decided to file a charge sheet against him.” The Deoria shelter home case came to light last Sunday. At least 24 girls were rescued from shelter home in Uttar Pradesh’s Deoria. The girls were allegedly forced into prostitution by the owner. The case has now been handed over to the CBI, and under Additional Director General of Police, Crime a Special Investigation Team (SIT) is being set up.

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