TAMIL NADU

Probe into girl’s death demanded

Staff Reporter

ERODE: Hundreds of residents of Chikkarasampalayam, near Sathyamangalam, protested in front of the Sathyamangalam bus stand for two hours and later blocked entry of buses on Monday demanding thorough investigation into the death of a 13-year-old girl.

Found dead

Sources in Sathyamangalam said that Punitha, a student of Chikkarasampalayam Government High School, was found dead near the school premises.

The girl went missing on August 8 and her body was found on August 10.

Following public protest, the police arrived at the spot and promised an impartial probe into the incident.

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