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Goa: 10-year-old boy sodomised in juvenile home

Last Updated: Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 15:14

Panaji: A 10-year-old boy was sodomised by three inmates of a government-run juvenile delinquent home at Merces, on the outskirts of the capital, a probe by a government committee revealed Saturday.

The Child Welfare Committee (CWC) in its complaint to the Old Goa police station has said that the three people, whose names have not been disclosed yet, had "carnal sodomised intercourse" in the premises of the state-run facility, Apna Ghar.

"We have filed a first information report (FIR) on the basis of the complaint forwarded to us by the CWC against the three staffers," police sub inspector Sagun Sawant, also the investigating officer said Saturday.

The trio have been booked under relevant sections of the Indian penal Code (IPC) and the Goa Children act, he said.

The Apna Ghar has been in controversy consistently with regards to its inmates breaking out every now and then.

Recently the police cracked a racket which involved organised gangs using inmates of the home, slipping them out at night to commit crimes in and around the city and ferrying them back.


First Published: Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 15:14

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