According to Thanjavur police, six neighbors have been arrested on the basis of the allegations made by the victim. The girl recently gave birth at the government-run Rajah Mirasudar Hospital in Thanjavur district.
He was admitted to the hospital on April 17 with abdominal pain. Police later found out that the 12-year-old had been in a love affair with the girl for several years.
“We have confirmed the age of the teenager by DNA test,” said Rabimati, a police officer from Thanjavur police station. The arrested 7 teenagers have been sent to juvenile detention center.