PANAJI: Goa Police has arrested one person for allegedly having unnatural sex with an 11-year-old boy, who happened to be his neighbour.
The police said that the incident took place on Wednesday night, when the accused, a welder by profession, took the minor boy some distance away from his home and sexually assaulted him.
“The 22-year-old accused is a native of Bihar,” the police said.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the accused committed such an act with the victim for the first time. After the boy complained to his parents, a complaint was lodged,” the police said.
A case has been registered under the relevanst sections of the IPC, Goa Children’s Act, and POCSO Act.