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16-year-old sodomised by fellow inmate at correction home in Delhi

A 16-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a fellow inmate at a correction home in north Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar area, police said on Friday. A 17-year-old fellow inmate followed him and sodomised him in the washroom, the officer said. The statement of the 16-year-old boy will be recorded before a court on Saturday, they said.

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 24-07-2020 20:58 IST | Created: 24-07-2020 20:58 IST
16-year-old sodomised by fellow inmate at correction home in Delhi

A 16-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a fellow inmate at a correction home in north Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar area, police said on Friday. On Wednesday, police received information from the welfare officer of Observation Home for Boys-II, Sewa Kutir, Kingsway Camp regarding sexual assault alleged by one inmate, a senior police officer said.

During the inquiry, the boy alleged that he woke up around 12:30 AM on Wednesday and went to the washroom. A 17-year-old fellow inmate followed him and sodomised him in the washroom, the officer said. On the basis of the complainant's statement, a case was registered at Mukherjee Nagar police station and an investigation taken up, the police said.

Both the inmates underwent medical check-ups at Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital, they said. The statement of the 16-year-old boy will be recorded before a court on Saturday, they said.


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