The Vanike Tarar Police yesterday arrested a man on charges of allegedly sodomising scores of minor boys during the past sometime.

The ‘beast’ identified as Muhammad Imran alias Chairman was charged under Section 367-A/377 PPC on Tuesday.

On the report of Muhammad Anwar Gondal, son of Mathela Gondal, Abid Hussain, son of Muhammad Hussain and Abid Ali son of Ghulam Dastagir Gondal of Channi Hunjrawan village, the police have registered three separate cases against the accused.

According to the FIRs, the accused Muhammad Imran, son of Irshad Hunjra, who owns video game shop in the village, has not only sodomised but also captured video of the cruel act. After registration of three cases against the accused, SHO Muhammad Aslam Gondal promptly raided the shop owned by the accused and recovered objectionable videos, pictures, laptop and cellphones.

Soon after the arrest of the accused, parents of scores of other minor victims also lodged complaints with the police to register FIRs against the accused. Most of the victims are below thirteen years.

The villagers have protested against the cruel act of the accused and have demanded trial of the accused in the Anti-Terrorism Court to provide him deterrent punishment.

Meanwhile, lawyers of the District Bar association Hafizabad have announced boycott of courts on Wednesday (today) to protest against the heinous crime of the accused.