On 7 February, the Supreme Court ordered authorities to transfer the case from Bihar to a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court in Saket District Court complex in Delhi, which would conclude the trial within six months by holding preferably day-to-day hearing.
Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Manju Verma surrenders, sent to 14-day judicial custody; ex-minister was absconding for weeks
Manju Verma, who has links to the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, had been absconding for weeks, and the Supreme Court criticised the Bihar Police repeatedly for failing to trace her.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Ex-Bihar minister Manju Verma's husband surrenders; 50 live cartridges recovered
On 25 October, during a hearing in the Muzaffarpur case, the Supreme Court asked the Bihar government and CBI to file a response on why Chandrashekhar Verma had not been arrested yet.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: ED registers money laundering case against Brajesh Thakur on the basis of CBI's FIR
The ED said it will soon issue summons to the accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case including the centre owner Brajesh Thakur. It will probe if illegal funds were generated and laundered by this alleged criminal activity.
Muzaffarpur shelter homes rapes: SC notes existing mechanism 'not adequate' to curb incidents of child sex abuse
Earlier the Supreme Court had expressed concerned over sexual and physical abuse of children at shelter homes across India and had asked the Centre to frame a child protection policy in this regard.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: CBI tells Supreme Court it unearthed skeleton of 15-year-old at excavation site
The CBI began to excavate a grave in Muzaffarpur in Bihar, where it is suspected that the remains of some of the girls, who were sexually abused at the shelter home, could be buried.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: SC to hear plea against restriction on media reporting on 10 September
The plea, which has sought a stay on the operation of the high court's 23 August order, has alleged that the order was "patently erroneous" as it amounted to imposing a "blanket ban" on the media reporting in the case.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases: After day-long interrogation, CBI takes accused Brajesh Thakur's son Rahul Anand into custody
A CBI team on Saturday took into custody the son of Brajesh Thakur, prime accused in the shelter home sex scandal, after 11 hours of search operation and questioning at the premises owned by them.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: CBI searches key accused Brajesh Thakur's residence in Bihar, interrogates his son
CBI with forensic experts also inspected the courtyard which was dug up following allegations that a girl was beaten to death by staff of the shelter few years ago and her body was buried there.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has demanded detailed medical report of Brajesh Thakur, the key accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, from Muzaffarpur jail's doctor.
Muzaffarpur rapes: With mounting flak, Nitish Kumar's only choice was to have Bihar minister Manju Verma resign
Nitish Kumar didn't take action against Bihar minister Manju Verma even after the link between the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur case and her husband became clear.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Bihar minister Manju Verma resigns, says 'media and Opposition created furore'
Bihar Social Welfare Minister Manju Verma has resigned after the name of her husband cropped up in the case of sexual abuse of minor girls at the shelter home in Muzaffarpur
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Sushil Kumar Modi says no ministers need to resign because of 'some people's statements'
Sushil Kumar Modi responded to queries from journalists about demands having been made by some senior leaders of BJP for the resignation of Social Welfare Minister Manju Verma
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Bihar govt suspends 14 social welfare dept officials for 'failure to take adequate legal action'
The Muzaffarpur district child protection officer was also named as one of the accused in the shelter home rape case and arrested last month.