Woman kills 9 yr old son, hangs self in Yashodhara Nagar

Nagpur: In a heartwrenching incident that would unleash a pall of among mothers, a 30-year-old woman mercilessly strangled her own 9-year-old son and hanged herself to death on late Wednesday night. The incident happened in Pravesh Nagar under Yashodhara police station. Cops have found a note on the wall allegedly written by the deceased Amrin B Shafi, 30. The note stated that she had committed suicide at her own will. Amrin was said to be of aggressive nature.

It is learnt that Amrin was living with her second husband after separating from her first husband. She had a son Umar Shafi (9) from her first husband and a daughter (4) from her second husband. Umar was Amrin’s son from her first husband.

According to the cops, Irfan who works as a driver had gone out for some work on Wednesday. The mother and her two
children were alone at home. Amrin’s daughter told cops, when she woke up after taking a nap, she saw her mother strangling Umar and later hanging herself to a ceiling fan. She rushed to her neighbour’s place and informed them about the incident.

When cops reached the spot, Umar was found lying on floor with a long scarf rounded around his neck. Cops said, the cause of death is yet to be established as the post mortem report is yet to come. The reason behind the drastic step is unclear.

Yashodhara Nagar police have currently registered a case of accidental deaths while the further investigation is under way.