Labourer’s 13-year-old son tied to cot, sodomized

RAJKOT: A 13-year-old boy was allegedly abducted and in village near Gondal on Monday evening.
The boy was playing outside his house when three persons came on a bike and picked him up. One of them was identified as Bharat alias while two others are unidentified.

They took him to Babariya’s house and tied his hands and legs with a cot. After threatening him against raising an alarm, Babariya allegedly sodomized him. They confined him to the house till late evening.

After reaching home, the boy narrated the trauma to his father, who immediately rushed to the police station and lodged a complaint against the trio.

Police sources said that Babariya has been picked up but not officially detained.

The boy’s father works as a farm labourer at the village while the accused, who is from upper caste, owns a field.

The investigation has been handed over to the SC/ST cell as the boy’s family is from scheduled caste.

The trio have been booked under Section 377 (unnatural sex) and Sections of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act.

The incident is the latest in a spree of sexual crimes against minors, mostly girls, in in the last three to four months.

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