PUNE: A six year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by his stepfather in Sangvi. A complaint was registered by the victim’s mother at Sangvi police station on Thursday.
The incident came to light seven days before when the minor was taken to a counsellor of city-based NGO Muskan by her mother after observing behavioural changes in him.
During the counselling, it was revealed that boy was sodomised multiple times by his stepfather in the absence of his mother. The accused is in presently in Solapur and is going to be arrested soon, said the police.
Mohan Shinde, Police Inspector, Sangvi police station said, “The accused stepfather was sexually abusing the child whenever his mother used to be out for work. He abused the boy for almost two months. He used to engage in ghastly act whenever the child used to go for bath.”
“The repeated abuse led to behavioural changes in the boy who used to tell his mother that his stepfather was a bad person. Taking a serious note of the matter, she took him to NGO Muskan where during the counselling session the boy revealed his ordeal,” added Shinde.
The police have registered a case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and sodomy against the accused and claimed they are going to arrest him soon.