Gangrape: Ramnad cops continue probe

Locals resorted to massive protest after the body of the fisherwoman was found at Vadakadu near Rameswaram on Tuesday night.
Gangrape: Ramnad cops continue probe
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MADURAI: Language issues seems to be hampering the pace of the probe into the alleged gangrape and murder of a 46-year-old fisherwoman.

Locals resorted to massive protest after the body of the fisherwoman was found at Vadakadu near Rameswaram on Tuesday night.

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Six migrant workers of a private shrimp farm, located near the site where the body was found, were arrested in connection with the case and six special teams were formed to speed up the investigation.

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The investigation has slowed down owing to language issues, sources said. The team has taken two Aadhaar cards from the person of the six suspects.

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The victim’s body was handed over to her relatives after post-mortem at the Ramanathapuram Government Hospital. The post mortem report is awaited, sources said.

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Two held for abusing girl

Meanwhile, two youths were arrested for sexually abusing a Class 11 girl at Kumbakonam in Thanjavur on Thursday.

Sources said that Arun Kumar (20) of Narasingampettai near Kumbakonam had reportedly proposed his love to a girl from the nearby locality in 2018. Since the girl rejected him, Arun Kuman forcibly took her to a secluded place and sexually assaulted her. Since then, he had been abusing the girl for the past four years.His friend Balamurugan (20) was helping him.

Meanwhile, the girl lodged a complaint with the Police, who registered a case under Pocso Act and arrested them.

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