A case has been registered under the POCSO act against the son of Chandrakanta and Shrimaan Shrimati director. The news came in today that the director's son, 45, kissed a six-year-old boy on the cheek in Lodhi Gardens in the national capital on Sunday morning.
As per the reports of a leading news portal, the six year old boy went for a morning walk in the Lodhi Gardens with his father. For a little while, when his father had gone to pick up a few items from the car, the boy met an uncle who apparently kissed him on the cheek. the child complained to his father that an "uncle kissed me on the cheek".
Fuming with the act, his father called the Police and insisted on taking immediate action against the man. After a complaint by the victim's father, a lawyer, the Delhi Police registered a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) act against the accused.
Speaking to IANS, Anand Mohan, Joint Commissioner of Police, New Delhi Zone, said: "A criminal case has been registered under the POCSO act at Tughlaq Road Police Station in New Delhi district. The incident took place between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Sunday."
After the matter got out of hand, the Police called accused to the Police station and it was then revealed that he was the son of a popular and acclaimed director who had shows like "Chandrakanta" and "Shrimaan Shrimati'' to his name.
When asked if the accused has been arrested, Mohan said he is not aware of this at the moment. "DCP New Delhi will have correct information about the arrest," he said.