Thrissur, Oct 28 (UNI) The body of a 12-year-old boy was found in a compound near the beach at Edakazhiyoor in Chavakkad area of Thrissur district today.
Police said the deceased was identified as Nizamuddin, son of Muhammed, a traditional fisherman of Edakazhiyoor.
A class seven student, the boy had left the house yesterday to participate in a local Panchavadi temple festival.
Police suspect he was taken to a lonely area by somebody to assault sexually and was strangulated to death .
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