Updated: June 17, 2021 9:41:49 am
Pune City Police have arrested a 32-year-old man for allegedly raping a minor boy inside a crematorium on Tuesday.
Police have charged the man, who already has a criminal record, under sections 363, 377 and 307 of the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
The accused allegedly took the 15-year-old boy on his two-wheeler on the pretext of having breakfast around 9.30 am on Tuesday. Later, he took the minor to a tin shed inside a crematorium and raped him, said police. When the boy resisted, the man allegedly threatened to kill him.
The boy later approached police and filed a complaint against the accused.
“A court has remanded the accused to police custody for seven days. Further investigation is on. Accused has a criminal record and he has earlier been named in serious cases, including murder,” said the investigating officer.
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