Crime and Accident

14-year-old charged of sodomy

14-year-old charged of sodomy

Hyderabad: A 14-year-old boy was charged of sodomising a fellow schoolmate at Ghatkesar area on city outskirts, police said today.

The accused and the victim are students of a government school, said police.

The accused allegedly indulged in unnatural sex with the victim, a Class VI student aged 11 last evening after taking him to the bushes near Guntigudem village, Ghatkesar Police Station Inspector B Prakash said quoting the complaint.

The victim later informed the matter to his father who last night lodged a complaint with police after which a case under section 377 (unnatural sex) of the IPC and under relevant sections of POCSO Act was registered, the inspector said.

The accused boy has not been apprehended so far, the official added.

—PTI