Erode: A boy has been arrested in connection with the suicide of a girl, police said on Monday. He was arrested yesterday on charges of abetting the suicide, sources said.
Police said on January 21, the charred body of the girl was found near the Primary Health Centre at Sivagiri, 45 km from Erode.
Police identified the deceased as a student of an Engineering College at Coimbatore and a native of Sivagiri village.Following investigations, they zeored in on the boy, her classmate, sources said.
The boy was remanded to custody and the Judge ordered police to lodge him at the Borstal home in Coimbatore where offenders between the age of 18-21 are kept.