The underage suspect arrested for the 6 year old girl’s murder remanded

Friday, 09 September 2016 - 19:40

The 16-year old suspect who was arrested in connection with the murder of a 6-year old girl at Neelakkarni in Sampur has been remanded until September 22.

The suspect was remanded when he was produced before the Muttur Magistrate today.

The body of the 6-year old girl was discovered in a thicket in Neelakkarni yesterday.

The initial investigations revealed that the victim was sexually abused before being murdered.

The Police said that the under aged suspect is a relative and lives next door to the victim.

The murdered girl’s mother is employed overseas and the girl lived with her grandmother.

Police said the grandmother of the victim was away from home at the time of the murder.