Woman slits husband, son's throat; commits suicide in Maharashtra

A 25-year-old woman allegedly killed her husband and child and then committed suicide in Timki locality of the city, police said on Saturday.

Nagpur: A 25-year-old woman allegedly killed her husband and child and then committed suicide in Timki locality of the city, police said on Saturday.

Nisha slit her husband and son's throat with a sharp weapon and then ended her life in the wee hours of yesterday, they said.

The incident came to light last evening when neighbours upon sensing a foul smell emanating from the house informed the police.

The deceased were identified as Sarwar Alam (35), Dadu (5) and Nisha, police said.

The trio was residing in a rented house and the neighbours often heard the couple fighting and their son crying, they said.

A case has been registered under section 302 (punishment for murder) of IPC, police said, adding further investigation was on.

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