A man from Assam was arrested on Thursday on charges of raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl at Kongalapuram village near Sivakasi town of Tamil Nadu. The girl, the daughter of a daily wager, went missing on Monday evening and her body was recovered from a bushy area half a kilometre from her house a day later. Police said Majid Ali, aged about 20 years and a worker in a small scale industry, was among the six migrant workers detained on Wednesday for questioning in connection with the crime. The police initially suspected it to be a gang-rape but investigation revealed otherwise, he added.
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This story is from December 1, A Class XI student who was celebrating her 17th birthday along with her boyfriend at a park was gang-raped by six people on November 26 The gang members also videographed the act The city police arrested four of the accused on Friday within hours of her mother lodging a complaint. The gang members also videographed the act. The city police arrested four of the accused on Friday within hours of her mother lodging a complaint. A special team has been formed to nab the other two accused.
Coimbatore rural police have secured five person from the same village for an inquiry. It was on Tuesday morning that the body of the missing child was found abandoned in the narrow passage next to her house. Her limbs had been tied and she bore several injuries on her forehead and jaw. She is believed to have been abducted on her way home from school on Monday evening. However, it had been unclear if she had been sexually abused before her death.
Special judge Manjula held 15 of the offenders as guilty, while acquitting one person, P Gunasekaran. A total of 17 persons — aged between 23 and 66 — were arrested by the police in July Another accused, N Babu, died while in custody. Judge Manjula announced in the court that the quantum of sentence to the accused will be awarded on Monday.