Two more arrested for death of 11-year-old home maid

The police have already arrested an advocate and his wife, in whose home the girl from Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu was working, and registered a murder case against them.
A woman, Shyla, was arrested today while one Nagappan, who was paid about Rs 10,000 for handing over the girl to the advocate, was taken into custody late last night, police said.
The advocate and his wife have admitted to have tortured the girl to make her work. The girl, Dhanalakshmi, could not follow Malayalam and had found it difficult to understand what was being told to her, the police said.

A case under Juvenile Justice Act has also been filed against the four accused.
There were several wounds on maid's body, including burns. The wounds had got infected and she developed pneumonia and died on Wednesday. The postmortem conducted at the Alapuzha Medical College Hospital revealed that there were over 80 wounds on the girl's body.

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