Hyderabad: In a shocking incident, a teenage boy allegedly sodomised and killed a 10-year-old boy. The accused lives in the victim’s neighbourhood in Barkas locality and works in a pan shop. The teenager had previously sexually assaulted 15 boys over the past two years, police said.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South Zone), V Satyanarayana said the 10-year old boy had gone missing on June 28 and his parents had filed a case at the Chandrayanagutta Police Station the next day, DC reports.
Police formed two teams to investigate the matter which also looked into the CCTV footages of the area concerned. He was last seen walking towards a school building with the 17-year-old accused, the DCP said.
The accused allegedly admitted having had unnatural sex with the minor boy on June 28. He later killed the boy by hitting him with an iron pipe on his head after the victim said he would complain to his parents about the act, the DCP said.
“Another shocking thing that came to light was that the teenager had allegedly sexually assaulted at least 15 minor boys over the past two years luring them with chocolates and biscuits,” the senior police officer said. The accused also informed the police that he was also sexually assaulted three years ago by two people, the officer said.
Chandrayanagutta Police Station Inspector Y Prakash Reddy said they recovered the body of 10-year-old in a decomposed state and booked a case under IPC sections 302 (murder), 377 (unnatural sex), 364 (kidnapping or abducting in order to murder) and 201 (causing the disappearance of evidence of offence).
The DCP has said that the probe is on, moreover, he stressed on spreading awareness about such crimes in the society.