New Delhi, Sept. 12 -- The Supreme Court will on Thursday pass orders on the issue of reuniting victims of Bihar's Muzaffarpur shelter home with their families.

As many as 44 minor girls had been sexually abused at the shelter home over a period of time and the issue first came to light following an audit by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) report in May last year.

Taking cognisance of a report filed by TISS, a Supreme Court bench had asked the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and the Bihar government to file their response by Thursday. The top court had in July directed TISS to prepare a rehabilitation plan for the victims. TISS was told to interact with the families of the victims and ascertain whether they can be reunited. The fie...