The police arrested the prime accused of the minor’s murder case in Atharokota of Coochbehar.
According to sources, the neighbours of the minor, who was a student of class seven, had killed her by setting her on fire.
The victim’s father had filed a complaint at the Kotwali Police Station against the accused on Monday.
Numerous organizations had staged protest against the incident. The Coochbehar Kotwali Police arrested the accused on Friday night and presented him in the Coochbehar Court today.