Ghaziabad, June 17: In a horrendous incident, a 17-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by five youths, who also inserted an iron rod in his rectum in Uttar Pradesh’s Modinagar.

The incident took place on Thursday when the teenager was on his way back home after leaving his motorcycle at a repair shop.

News agency PTI quoted Senior Superintendent of Police Vaibhav Krishna saying that the five youths “dragged the teenager inside a shop and sodomised him”. When he resisted, they inserted an iron rod in his rectum and filmed the act on mobile phone.

According to SSP Krishna, the accused also robbed the teenager of Rs 1,600.

The police have registered a case under relevant sections of the IPC and the POCSO Act.

The victim’s father in a complaint alleged that the accused had been harassing his son for long. They also hurled caste slurs at the boy. He alleged that one of the accused was the son of a police head constable.

(With PTI inputs)