Tamil Nadu: Class 10 student held for sexual assault, rape of minor girl

Updated: Dec 17, 2014, 17:28 IST | PTI

A 10th standard student has been arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault and murder of an 11-year-old girl in Vellore, a senior police official said here today

Chennai: A 10th standard student has been arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault and murder of an 11-year-old girl in Vellore, a senior police official said here today.

The 15-year-old boy, belonging to the same school where the victim was studying in class VI, was arrested and remanded, Vellore Superintendent of Police P K Senthil Kumari told PTI.

The girl's body was found after being allegedly assaulted at K V Kuppam near Gudiyatham in Vellore yesterday, sparking outrage in the local community.

She was the daughter of a daily wage labourer and the parents had preferred a complaint with police after she failed to return home from school on Monday.

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