Hyderabad: Minor sexually assaulted by autorickshaw driver

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Hyderabad: In yet another shameful incident, a minor was sexually assaulted by an autorickshaw driver. Police arrested the accused under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).

According to the report published in Telangana Today, an auto driver, a resident of Langar Houz was returning Humayun Nagar. The accused stopped when he saw an 8-year-old boy who was plucking mangoes from a tree. He took the boy to a public toilet by making a promise to buy toffee.  He then tried to assault the victim sexually.

The victim started screaming and managed to escape. The accused was handed over to police by passersby.

Police registered a case under section 377 of IPC and POCSO.