Police have launched a search for a 30-year-old woman caretaker of a home for children and destitute for allegedly abusing a 14-year-old boy for one-and-a-half-years in Puducherry.
The NGO filed a complaint with the Kirumampakkam police against the woman, Anjugam, who was working as a caretaker for orphaned boys and girls and has been alleged of sexually harassing a boy, according to Times of India.
Kirumampakkam police referred the case to the child welfare committee which asked the child protection officer to look into the matter.
In the initial investigation, it has been known that that the woman abused the minor boy and the committee asked to file a case against her.
The woman has been on the run from the time she came to know about the case. The issue came to light after the minor boy ran away from the home and the police caught him and brought him back to the NGO. The boy told the police that he was being sexually abused by the caretaker.
According to Times of India, the NGO has more that 200 orphaned girls and boys and destitute women. So, every 5 to 6 children are taken care by destitute women. They live like independent families in the premises of the organization.