A case has been registered against two NGOs in south Delhi run by ex-IAS officer Harsh Mander for violating the rules of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, the police said.
According to police, a case under Sections 75 and 83(2) of the Juvenile Justice Act along with Section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of Indian Penal Code has been registered on Tuesday at Mehrauli police station on the complaint of the registrar of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) against alleged violations in Umeed Aman Ghar and Khushi Rainbow Home in south Delhi, both established by Centre for Equity Studies (CSE).
Trustee member Harsh Mander, a former officer of the IAS, runs the CSE. However, no immediate reaction was available from Mander.
The case was registered in those homes on the basis of an inspection by NCPCR teams in October 2020, police said, adding that the investigation is pending.