Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Topic: Dharmapuri

Tribal girl dies after being raped in Tamil Nadu, sparks protest against the authorities

Parents and relatives of the girl and about 500 residents from 20 tribal villages around Sitting had been protesting in front of the hospital in Dharmapuri and in their own village since Saturday morning alleging negligence by the police. They refused to accept the body until their list of demands were met, which includes the immediate arrest of the absconding accused. One of the accused — Ramesh — has been arrested by the police.