In a shocking incident, a 40-year-old woman allegedly killed her 23-year-old daughter as she was upset with her over her love affair.
According to officials, P Waghela strangled her daughter, Nirmala Ashok Waghela, with a dupatta on Sunday at 9 pm at their residence in Pydhonie.
The accused did not approve of her daughter’s affair with a man and killer her when she was about to elope with her boyfriend, officials said.
“On Sunday, Nirmala was packing her bags to elope with her boyfriend. She had an argument with her mother during which the latter strangled her. She then approached the police and confessed to the crime,” an officer was quoted as saying.
The Pydhonie police registered a case under Section 302 of the IPC and arrested the accused on Sunday.