An 11-year-old boy of Ladha Munda village under the Ghoman police station was allegedly sodomised by a youth of the same village on Sunday.
Family members of the victim alleged that the accused, who was their neighbour, took the boy with him on his motorcycle to deliver meal to his relative admitted at a hospital in Ghoman.
On his way back home, the accused stopped the motorcycle and allured the boy to a nearby sugarcane field, where he sodomised him, the family members alleged.
When the boy reached home, his family members noticed stains of blood on the back of his short pants, they said.
On being questioned by his parents, the child narrated the whole episode.
The family made a written complaint to the the Ghoman police.
Confirming the incident, deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Parminder Singh stated that assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Kuljit Singh had been assigned the task of conducting an inquiry into the matter and to submit a report.
The DSP said the medical check-up of the boy confirmed the crime and police would take action against the accused.