Dalit youth’s body found 7 days after he went missing

The body a Dalit youth, reportedly in love with a Vanniyar girl and missing since last week, has been found in a village lake in Cuddalore District, the Madras High Court was informed on Wednesday.

When the habeas corpus petition filed by the father of 20-year old M Gopalakrishnan came up for hearing, the counsel for the petitioner informed the court that the body of the missing person was found in a lake in Parathur.

In his petition, C Mayakishnan submitted that his son, who was in love with a girl belonging to the backward class of Vanniyar community, was missing since December 12.

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