Thane: A 10-year-old boy from Mira Road here was allegedly sodomised by his building watchman, police said on Wednesday.
PI Jagdeesh Shinde of Mira Road Police Station said the incident took place last evening and based on the complaint by the victim’s father, the police today registered offences under Section 377 of IPC and also under sections 4 and 6 of POCSO Act.
The boy was riding his cycle in the society premises when the watchman called him into his room and abused the minor, the complaint said.
Immediately after the incident the boy rushed home and narrated the ordeal to his parents who filed a complaint.
The accused, who is absconding since the crime, has not been arrested so far, police added.