Fourteen students from a hostel in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly sodomising a Class 12 boy, who later dedicated suicide on January 18, police said.
The boy used to stay in the equal hostel as the accused and his 18-page suicide observe has designated the sexual assaults perpetrated on him, a Chandrapur police station professional said.
“He hanged himself in his Seva Dal hostel room on January 18. The 18-page suicide note was once located on Monday. He has given specific small print of the sexual assaults after which we arrested the 14 boys staying in the same hostel as nicely as its watchman,” he said.
They have been charged with abetment to suicide, unnatural sexual offences under sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the professional said.