Delhi cop accused of sexually assaulting teenaged boy

December 26th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A 17-year-old lad Friday alleged that a policeman had sexually assaulted him in a north Delhi park.The youth, who works at a car accessories shop in Kashmiri Gate area, complained that he was waiting at a bus stop near his employer’s shop Thursday evening when a policeman approached him, took him to a nearby park and sodomised him.

“I was waiting to catch a bus for my house in Civil Lines when the policeman came and accused me of being a thief. He took Rs.50 from my pocket and asked me to get alcohol for him,” the victim said in his complaint.

“When I protested, he took me to a nearby park and sexually assaulted me,” the teenager added.

The policeman’s identity has not yet been disclosed.

The lad narrated the incident to his mother, who complained to the police. He was taken to a hospital, where doctors confirmed sodomy.

The police said a case has been registered and efforts were on to nab the accused constable.

“The victim in his complaint did not name the accused. He said the policeman was not wearing his name badge, but he can identify the accused if brought before him,” a police officer said.

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