Woman commits suicide after killing daughter in Delhi

A 24-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan after strangulating her 5-month-old daughter to death at her residence in Dwarka area of west Delhi.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 16, 2014, 18:26 PM IST

New Delhi: A 24-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan after strangulating her 5-month-old daughter to death at her residence in Dwarka area of west Delhi.

Police said that the incident took place last night when Rajni strangulated her daughter Drishya and then hanged herself inside her room.

Rajni, who married Rinku three years ago, lived with her husband in Dwarka Sector- 15 of west Delhi.

According to police, she was depressed for the last few months and the reason behind the extreme step of Rajni was yet to be ascertained as no suicide note has been recovered from the spot.

"We are trying to ascertain the reason behind her extreme step as no suicide note has been recovered from the spot. Police are questioning her husband and in-laws to get some leads in the case," said a senior police officer.

Officer also said that a case has been registered in this regard and further investigation is on.