German national held on sodomy charges in Delhi
Police said the Hans took the boy to his house, where he criminally assaulted him.india Updated: Jun 01, 2006 22:20 IST
A German national was on Thursday arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy, police said.
"We have arrested the 38-year-old man on charges of sodomy," said deputy commissioner of police Virendra Singh.
He said Hans, the accused, was working as a social worker in a tuberculosis hospital at Kingsway camp in northwest Delhi, where the victim's father was undergoing treatment.
Police said the Hans took the boy to his house, where he criminally assaulted him. "When the boy returned to the hospital in the morning, he informed his family, who lodged a police complaint," said Singh.
"The man was working in the hospital for the past two months and was living in a rented accommodation close to the hospital," he added.
Singh said the accused was presented before the court and remanded to judicial custody for 14 days.