December 27: A 17-year-old boy, accused of rape and murder has allegedly sodomised his fellow minor inmate for the last three months at the Mukherjee Nagar Children Observation Home, police said on Tuesday.
The accused was charged for the rape and murder of a girl in Narella last year.
He was produced before the Juvenile Justice Board that had sent him to the Mukherjee Nagar observation home.
According to an official, the accused had allegedly cornered the victim some three months ago.
The victim was reportedly threatened that he would be killed “with some sharp-edged spoon” while he was sodomised.
The victim, who is also a rape-accused, has been living in fear since then and have reportedly got sodomised on a regular basis.
On Sunday however, having gathered a lot of courage, the victim managed to send a letter to Mukherjee Nagar police station, with the help of an employee.
“On the basis of the complaint lodged by the minor, we have registered an FIR against the accused under IPC Section 377,” said a senior police official.
He added that the Delhi Police have passed recommendation, as per which the accused would be treated as an adult on behavioural ground, criminal history and tendency to commit crime.
Courtesy. India today