In a highly shocking incident, the Dongi police have registered an FIR against five minor for allegedly attacking and sodomizing a 14-year-old boy in Children’s Remand Home.
As reported by a leading daily Hindustan Times, the incident came to light when the teenager was produced in a juvenile court on November 25, to appear in a case in which he was accused of committing sodomy.
A police official was quoted as saying, said, “There are 25 children lodged in one barrack [of the remand home]. The survivor was detained after he was booked by Kurar police a few months ago when he allegedly sodomised a 12-year-old boy.”
The report mentioned that the teen narrated his ordeal to his brother whom he met when he was produced in juvenile court for the case in which he is an accused. The 14-year-old told the judge about the ordeal he had suffered in the remand home.
The report further said that the medical check-up confirmed that the teenager was assaulted, following which an FIR was registered under sections 377 (unnatural offences), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The police detained the accused and sent them to the Children’s Remand Home at Dongri and the teenager has been assigned a different barrack.