NOWSHERA: A five-year-old boy was sexually abused in Nowshera on Thursday.

Police said five-year-old Yahya was going to madrassa from his home in Mughalki area when the accused Shahid Ali took him forcibly to a deserted house and subjected him to sexual abuse. The culprit escaped from the scene when condition of the child deteriorated. Yahya narrated his ordeal when he came home after which the area people came out of their homes and surrounded the house of Shahid Ali.

Police reached the scene and arrested the father and brother of Shahid. The protesting villagers dispersed after assurance by police that the victim family will be provided justice.

The victim child was taken to District Headquarters Hospital Charsadda where doctors confirmed that he was sexually abused.

Police have registered a case against Shahid and are conducting raids to arrest him.