Four youths booked for sodomy

Aurangabad: Police have booked four youths for allegedly sodomizing a mentally-challenged boy.

One of the accused has been arrested and the boy hospitalized, police said.

A 13-year-old-boy, who is a resident of Harshnagar area was allegedly sodomised by Mangesh Ragade, Lakhan Gaikwad and two of their accomplices, police said.

The incident occurred at Nehru Park near Delhi gate on Friday.

When the boy's mother came to the park searching for him, all the accused fled the scene.

She later lodged a complaint with the Begumpura police. Police arrested one Lakhan Gaikwad in this connection while a manhunt is on for the rest.