- The child went missing on Wednesday on the way to tuition
- CCTV footage showed the seven-year-old standing with Rajesh near a bus stop
- On questioning, Rajesh confessed that he had sexually assaulted the child before killing her
Kerala police have arrested a man for sexually assaulting and murdering a minor girl, in Kollam. The arrested is Rajesh who is also a relative of the victim.
The seven-year-old went missing from near her school, in Anchal, on Wednesday on the way to tuition. Her body was found from a building used for processing rubber at Kulathupuzha about 20 km from the school.
The accused confessed that he had sexually assaulted the child before murdering her.
The relatives filed a police complaint as the child did not appear for the tuition or returned home on time. The child was seen with Rajesh at a nearby bus stop, and the CCTV footage from a building proved this.
Following this police took Rajesh under custody from Kulathupuzha. The body was found during the search conducted on the basis of information given by the accused.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:45 PM IST