In the village of Aalampatti near Kallal, in Sivagangai district, Mahadevan aged 59 has raped a girl child aged 9 years.
To hide the issue from public, father of the child and 6 other men aged in the group of 51 to 74 threatened Mahadevan and took Rs 5000 against the crime!!!
Though the rape incident has occurred on 17th August this year, on 15th September Mahadevan has committed suicide, even that case was hided from police by declaring that he died due to chest pain!
As the news reached police, police have arrested the father of this child and 7 other men and are now searching for others who have indulged in kattap panchayat in this case.
Meanwhile, in another incident in the same Sivagangai district, a four and a half year old girl child was found with blood stains and wet in her skirt and when enquired the child was not able to detail what has happened to her parents.
The child was only able to tell that she went to a shop of 62 year old Vijayendran. This incident has occurred in the village of Piravaloor.
Vijayendran, who was owning a petty shop, has raped the child by giving her sweets. Police admitted the child in Sivagangai GH and a medical examination proved that as a rape. Police have arrested the culprit.