Man arrested for sexually assaulting boy
A 36-year-old man, who allegedly sodomized a fiveyear-old boy on Wednesday, has been arrested by the Khandeshwar police.
According to the police, the accused Babulal Chowdhary stayed in the same building in Khanda Colony as with the victim. He does various odd jobs to earn his livelihood.
“Around 6.30pm on Wednesday when the accused met the boy playing alone, he took him to his house on the pretext of showing him a programme on the television. He closed the doors and windows and committed the crime,” said a police officer from Khandeshwar police station.
Following an FIR registered by the father we arrested the accused within a few hours.
The police have booked the accused under section 377 (unnatural offences) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections 5, 6, 7 and 8 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act, 2012. He has been remanded to police custody for five days.