Puducherry

Missing Dalit girl found dead

The body of a 16-year-old Dalit girl was found in the bushes at Paradur near Chidambaram on Tuesday.

The body was sent to the Government Medical College and Hospital at Mundiyambakkam in Villupuram district for post-mortem.

The girl, hailing from Paradur Chavadi, was working in a private textile showroom in Bhuvanagiri. She had been missing since April 1. Police said the girl used to alight from a bus on returning from work and walk her way home through Paradur Chavady Road. When she did not return home till late in the evening on April 1, her parents lodged a complaint with the Orathur police

Around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, locals informed the police that the body of a girl was lying in the bushes near the road. Superintendent of Police C. Vijayakumar inspected the spot. A case has been registered.

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