Mathura: Caretaker of a government juvenile home at Mathura was arrested on Sunday, following complaints made by the inmates to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) team.

An NCPCR team, which inspected 'Shishu Sadan' (juvenile home) on Saturday, was informed by the inmates about their alleged harassment by caretaker Om Prakash.

On the instructions of District Magistrate the District Probation Officer O P Yadav lodged an FIR against the caretaker.

Om Prakash was arrested and sent to jail, sources confirmed.

Core Committee Chairman of NCPCR Yogesh Dubey said the juvenile home inmates were ill treated by the caretaker.

Due to the alleged ill-treatment by the caretaker, an inmate had died in the juvenile home about two months back, he said.


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