TAMIL NADU

Youth held on rape charge

CHENNAI NOV. 10. A youth employed by a cable TV operator has been arrested on charges of raping a schoolgirl yesterday.

Police said the girl, daughter of a policeman, was reported missing since November 6. A team rescued the girl, studying in a school at Ashok Nagar, from Panaiyur near Pondicherry.

She was abducted and raped allegedly by Ravikumar at Panaiyur. The girl was staying with her parents at Virugambakkam.

Commits suicide

The wife of a constable committed suicide at the Pudupet police quarters yesterday.

Police identified the deceased as Sundari, wife of Senthil Kumar, an Armed Reserve constable. Family problems forced the women to take the extreme step.

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