Gurugram, April 15 -- A therapist at a centre for autistic children in DLF Phase-2 was booked on Wednesday for allegedly assaulting and mistreating a nine-year-old boy on April 7, the police said, adding that the suspect is yet to be arrested.

The boy's mother filed a complaint with the police, alleging she found bruises on her son's body. A case was registered under sections 75 and 82 of the Juvenile Justice (care and protection of children) Act, 2015, at the DLF Phase-2 police station on Wednesday.

The complainant said that her son cannot express his pain or complain. On April 7, her son returned home crying and her driver, who had accompanied the boy, told her that the therapist had slapped her son, she said.

"I could not believe it. ...