Hyderabad: An autorickshaw driver attempted to sexually assault an eight-year-old boy in Humayun Nagar. The accused was identified as Masood, a resident of Langar House.
According to the police, the incident occurred at around 2 pm on Sunday, when the boy and his friends were plucking mangoes from a tree. “Masood was passing through Humayun Nagar after dropping off a passenger when he spotted the boy. He lured him with the promise of toffees, took him to a public toilet, and attempted to sexually assault him. However, the boy managed to escape and ran out screaming. Locals immediately came to his rescue, nabbed Masood and handed him over to the police,” said police.
The boy was shifted to a private hospital, where he received medical attention.
The police booked a case against Masood on following a complaint by the boy’s parents....