Minor sexually assaulted in Punjab

A 12-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by a government employee here, police said on Tuesday.

PTI| Updated: Jul 14, 2015, 11:56 AM IST

Pathankot: A 12-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by a government employee here, police said on Tuesday.

The victim had gone to a central government-run dispensary for treatment on Saturday evening when the accused, nursing assistant Fidonola Janardan, offered him some sweets and took him to a secluded place, police said.

Janardhan then sexually assaulted the teenager and fled from the scene, they said, adding, the boy revealed about the incident to his parents who lodged the complaint with the police.

The victim was taken for medical examination to local civil hospital where doctors confirmed the sexual assault, police said.

A case has been registered under relevant provisions of law and investigations are underway, they added.