Thane: A class 8 student from a school in neighboring Palghar district has been booked by the police on the charge of having unnatural sex with another schoolboy.
Palghar district rural PRO Hemant Katkar said the boy, aged around 12, has been booked under sections 377 (unnatural offenses), 511 (punishment for attempting to commit offenses punishable with imprisonment for life or other imprisonment), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
An offense has been registered at Tulinj police station under Vasai division of the district police.
The accused allegedly performed unnatural sex on the victim, an eight-year-old boy studying in class 3, when he went to the toilet at about 7 pm on October 9, said the police complaint.
When the victim resisted the accused threatened him, the complaint filed by the victim said.
The police said that the accused had sexually harassed other students in a similar fashion.
The accused has been sent to remand home.