A 30-year-old Powai resident has been booked for allegedly sodomising a 17-year-old at his residence.
In accordance with police, the accused and sufferer are associated. The incident occurred in June when the dad and mom of the accused had been admitted at a Covid care centre, and he was quarantined at residence. On June 20, the sufferer visited him to get an replace on his well being. Each, then, consumed alcohol.
The accused, in an inebriated state, allegedly took benefit of the sufferer and sodomised him, mentioned the sufferer in his grievance. The accused even threatened him with dire penalties if he revealed his act to anybody, he mentioned.
An officer from Powai police station mentioned, “Two months after the incident, the sufferer narrated his ordeal along with his 66-year-old grandmother and lodged a grievance towards the accused.”
Following their grievance on August 6 police registered the offence below sections 377 (unnatural offences), 506 (punishment for felony intimidation) of Indian Penal Code and sections 4 (punishment for penetrative sexual assault), 6 (punishment for aggravated penetrative sexual assault), 8 (punishment for sexual assault), 12 (punishment for sexual harassment) of Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012.