A nine year-old boy was sodomized by his neighbour in Lucknow’s Aashiana on Sunday afternoon. Police have registered a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) against the man, who fled away after the boy started screaming.
According to the information provided by SO Aashiana Sanjay Pandey, the offence on the 9 year-old boy was committed by a laborer named Pradeep Dhanuk, who lives in a rented room in Rickshaw colony.
Pradeep on Sunday noon, found the boy, who lives in the same neighbourhood, alone and asked him to come along with him. He took him to a desolate place and tried to sodomize him.
The innocent boy out of pain started screaming and the accused left him alone and fled from the spot. He ran to his home and informed his parents about the incident.
The boy’s parents immediately went to the Aashiana police station and lodged a complaint against Pradeep for sodomizing their son. The accused, who is still absconding, was booked under the POCSO Act and a police team is trying to trace him down and put him behind bars, SO Pandey said.
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