Muzaffarnagar: An eight-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a 16-year-old youth in Purkazi town in the district, police said on Tuesday.
The incident happened last evening when the boy went to to the jungle to collect woods. The youth then came there and sodomised the minor boy, they said.
The injured boy was rushed to hospital and discharged after treatment, police said.
Following the incident, the accused youth was beaten up by the locals and handed over to police.