SARGODHA-An accused threw acid on a six-year-old boy after an aborted sodomy attempt.

As per details, the accused identified as taxi driver Mohammad Baqir abducted six-year-old student Waseem and took him a deserted place in Sahiwal area of Sargodha district. The accused attempted to sodomise minor but he foiled the attempt by raising alarms. At which the infuriated accused sprinkled acid he had brought with him in a bottle over the boy. Resultantly, the boy sustained severe burns was shifted to DHQ Hospital in critical condition. The police have started hunt for the runaway accused.

­cops booked: On the order of a court, the Kamalia City police registered a case against seven policemen for illegally arresting a man here the other day.

In a petition, Arshad, a resident of Chah Kichiwala alleged that SIs - Muhammad Quresh and Muhammad Ali, ASI Ashfaq and four constables raided his house and illegally arrested him after torture.

He further alleged that the accused policemen detained him in the police station for six days to please his opponents. He said that the accused policemen released him after receiving bribe.