Youth arrested for girl's suicide in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: A 22-year-old worker was arrested in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday in connection with the suicide of a girl after her morphed obscene picture was uploaded on social media. Vinupriya committed suicide after a complaint was lodged with police in Salem and subsequent inaction by the police. The arrested man was identified as Suresh. Police also suspended a head constable who had allegedly demanded and accepted a mobile phone as bribe from the girl's family to investigate the case when they came to lodge a complaint. According to police, Suresh was apprehended after tracking the internet protocol address from where the obscene morphed pictures of Vinupriya were uploaded. Suresh was a resident of the same locality where the girl's family lived in Salem, around 340 km from here.