Two individuals have been booked by the Ghaziabad police on fees of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy, a category 4 pupil, and extensively sharing on social media a video of the alleged act.
Police mentioned the two suspects assaulted the boy at an remoted location on March 5 and shot the video of the act on their cell phone. Later, they circulated the video on the social media, police mentioned.
“The boy’s household received to see the video and approached the police on Thursday with a grievance. On their grievance, we registered an FIR below Indian Penal Code Part 377 (unnatural offences) and provisions of Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. One among the prime suspects is aged about 19 years whereas the age of the second suspect, who filmed the act, is but to be ascertained. They each are the boy’s neighbours,” mentioned Nimish Patil, assistant commissioner of police (Masuri) mentioned.
Police mentioned the two suspects additionally threatened the boy with dire penalties if he revealed the assault to anybody.
“We’ve fashioned groups to hint the two suspects concerned in the case. They’re on run ever since the video went viral and got here to the information of the boy’s household,” the ACP mentioned.