TAMIL NADU

Nab child killers, say protesters

NAGERCOIL, JULY 24. A total of 300 persons, including 150 women from the Saheriyar Street at Vetturnimadam in the district, staged a road roko on Friday for more than two hours in the busy Nagercoil - Thiruvananthapuram national highway, urging the police to arrest those responsible for the murder of a one-and-half-year-old girl child on Thursday.

According to the police, the parents of Dhanam found her body in a big vessel at their neighbour's house, Kdiresan, a lorry driver.

The reason for the death is yet to be determined.

The police and revenue officials rushed to disperse the agitators, who withdrew the agitation after an assurance from the Superintendent of Police, Ramasubramani.

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