Cleric held for sodomy in DelhiMay 1st, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A 21-year-old cleric of a madrassa was arrested Friday for allegedly sodomising a 10-year-old boy in the national capital, police said.
Mohammad Shehzad, who had joined the madrassa of Kali Masjid in Hazrat Nizamuddin a fortnight ago, was arrested for sodomising one of the students Tuesday night.
Shehzad has been sent to the jail, police said.
The police said the boy could only muster the courage to tell his mother about the incident Thursday.
The boy’s mother along with few other locals then went to the madrassa and thrashed the cleric.
The boy’s father died some time back and since then he has been living with his mother.