The body of E. Manikandan (7) was found floating in a stream at Manguppam near Vikkiravandi on Monday. He was studying Class II in the government primary school there. The police quoting his father Elumalai said that Manikandan was last seen on Sunday evening. As he did not return home in the night Mr. Elumalai and his relatives launched a search for the boy. On information that a body was found in the stream the police went there and the parents identified the body as that of Manikandan. Investigation is on. — Special Correspondent

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