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Delhi Horror: 10-year-old boy sodomized by friends, dies

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 1 October 2022, 13:22 IST
10-year-old boy dies

The 10-year-old boy, who was sexually assaulted allegedly by three boys, succumbed to injuries on October 1. The boy was lying in an unconscious condition at LNJP hospital for several days and passed away this morning.

The horrifying incident took place in the Seelampur area of the national capital on September 18. The two juveniles, who were arrested in connection with the case, were released by the Juvenile Justice Board after their parents gave an undertaking.

Today, the police have informed that they apprehended one more juvenile in connection with the case. The deceased was admitted to the hospital after he fell sick after the assault.

"A police team reached the hospital and met with the parents of the child, but they refused to give a statement", police said.

According to Delhi Police after counselling provided by the police officers, the boy's mother informed that he was physically assaulted and sodomized by three of his friends on September 18.

Based on the mother's statement, a case was registered under sections 377/34 IPC and POSCO Act. During their investigation, police found that the alleged perpetrators of the attack aged between 10- 12 years of age were friends with the boy and lived in the same New Seelampur Jhuggis.

First published: 1 October 2022, 12:51 IST