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India: Gay college student kills 11-year-old relative after having sex with him

April 30, 2014

KOLKATA, INDIA: Indian members of the Integration Society, an organization committed to the defence of human rights and sexual freedom, apply make-up as they take part in a march entitled "Walk on the Rainbow" in Kolkata, 26 June 2005 to commemorate the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York, said to be the birth of the Gay Liberation Movement. Some hundred members took part in the march even as homosexuality in India stands criminalized because of a mid 19th century colonial law, as the section 377 of the Indian Penal Code enacted by the British in 1860 criminalizes what it calls, "sexual offences against the order of nature". AFP PHOTO/DESHAKALYAN chowdhury (Photo credit should read DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images)

A gay Indian college student has been arrested for killing a boy who he had sex with.

Police sources say the 24-year-old suspect forced the 11-year-old victim to watch pornographic videos on his mobile phone and laptop several times.

The suspect “Sathish” is described as a family relative of the boy.

The victim was found dead with his throat slit at a grove about 200 metres away from his house on 12 April.

According to New Indian Express, police sources said: “Sathish was a resident of Devanapathur near Pappanthoppu. He is in the second year of graduation at a private college in Thathanur.

“He had forced the boy to watch porn videos on his mobile phone and laptop several times and also had sex with him. Fearing that the boy might reveal this to someone, Sathish brought the boy to the grove nearby and killed him by slitting his throat.”

New Indian Express reported: “On Monday (April 28), the police took Sathish (24), a relative of the victim, for questioning. During the inquiry, it came to light that Sathish, a homosexual, had murdered the boy.”

The Indian Supreme Court reintroduced a law banning same-sex sexual activity in December last year.

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