In a shocking incident, a four-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a 35-year-old man identified as Intezar - in the Macheran area of Meerut district
The man allegedly lured the boy to his house by promising him candies and then sodomised him. Hearing the boy's cries, his parents and local residents rushed to the house and found him covered in blood, the police said.
A case has been registered against the accused under Section 377 (unnatural offences) of IPC and POCSO Act.
In a separate incident, a 14-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by three persons in Ganeshpur village, Etah police said on 27 April.
The accused, Deen Dayal and two others allegedly kidnapped the girl from her house and had took her to an unknown location and gang-raped her for two days. An FIR was registered on 26 April in the matter on the directions of a local court, said the police.
-With inputs from PTI