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Class 10 Student Held for Sexual Assault, Rape of Minor Girl

A 10th standard student was arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault, murder of an 11-year-old girl in Vellore, a police official said.

Published: 17th December 2014 05:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th December 2014 05:52 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

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 on Wednesday.

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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 on Tuesday, 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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