S. Aravindan : 12-Year-Old Boy Found Murdered in Bushy Area; Arrest Made in Tiruvarur District

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Tragedy struck Kuchipalayam village in Tiruvarur district on Monday when the lifeless body of a 12-year-old boy was discovered in a dense, bushy area along the Thirumalairajan river bund. The victim, identified as S. Aravindan, was a bright seventh-grade student at the Government Middle School in Nemeli village. The shocking incident has left the entire community in a state of shock and disbelief.

The suspect, R. Ilavarasan, a 28-year-old resident of Kuchipalayam village, has been apprehended by the Nannilam police on charges of committing the heinous crime. According to police sources, Aravindan and a group of classmates were returning home in the evening when they decided to take a detour and indulge in their favorite pastime of fishing in a nearby pond. It was during this time that Ilavarasan approached the young boy and lured him into a secluded, bushy area where he allegedly carried out the brutal act.

Ilavarasan, a former overseas worker who held a diploma, had been struggling with depression and was under medication, as revealed by the police investigation. The motive behind this shocking act remains unclear at this stage.

The heart-wrenching incident came to light when Aravindan did not return home as expected. Growing concerned, his mother, Ambika, embarked on a desperate search for her beloved son. It was during her search that she encountered Ilavarasan, who allegedly callously informed her that her son had been eliminated.

The lifeless body of young Aravindan was discovered with grievous head injuries in the thick foliage near the river bund. Authorities swiftly arrested Ilavarasan after discovering bloodstains on his shirt and lungi. The victim’s body has been transferred to the Tiruvarur Government Medical College Hospital for a comprehensive autopsy, which will shed light on the murder weapon used.

The Nannilam police have registered a case under Section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code, ensuring that justice will be pursued vigorously in this horrific crime. The local community is reeling from the shock of losing such a promising young life and demands that the perpetrator be held accountable for his actions. As the investigation progresses, the truth behind this senseless act of violence will hopefully be unearthed, bringing some closure and solace to the grieving family and the community at large.

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