Hirunews Logo
8-Year-Old+Raped%2C+Killed+By+Teenager
Monday, 04 July 2016 - 9:49
8-Year-Old Raped, Killed By Teenager
360

Shares
43,234

Views

An eight-year-old girl was raped and killed in Tamil Nadu’s Salem district on Sunday (03), a day after her father reported her missing, TN local media reports.

Darshini G, from Telenganur taluk, had disappeared on Saturday evening after her father had sent her out to buy groceries, reportedly.

“Her father, Gurunathan, had sent her to a nearby shop which was hardly half a kilometre away from their house,” the police sources reveals. “When she didn’t return after half-an-hour, he went looking for her and started asking if anyone had seen her.”

Police found the girl’s mutilated body on Sunday morning. A 17-year-old youth, Thirumurthy, who hails from nearby Pallakodi but was visiting his grandfather in Telenganur on Saturday, was arrested in connection the crime.

Thirumurty killed Dharshini after raping her and hid her body in a large pot, covering it with a lid, according to the police. “The postmortem… confirms she was raped,” the police sources stated.

Initial television reports had suggested that Darshini was killed as part of a human sacrifice.

In 2014, a 10-year-old girl had been raped and killed in the same district, with police initially suspecting that she, too, had been a victim of human sacrifice.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
645 Views
7,608 Views
4,391 Views
1,364 Views
1,312 Views
2,003 Views
Top