A man was taken into custody by the Gujarat Police for the rape and murder of a child in Surat. Claiming a breakthrough, sources in the Rajasthan police said Ram Sahay Gujjar was traced through his cellphone records.The man, a resident of Sawai Madhopur, has been detained, sources said. The Surat police has reached Rajasthan and conducted the initial questioning of the man.
The vicious murder of the child, who was around 11 years old, was one of a string of sexual assaults on children that sent shock waves through the nation. Last weekend, protests were held across a dozen cities in India.