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Woman commits suicide after poisoning daughter


Nashik: A 34-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide after poisoning to death her nine-year-old daughter, police said today.

Archana Ravindra Patil first gave the poison to her daughter Rashmi and later she also consumed it at their Chaitanya Nagar apartment here last evening, Gangapur police station in-charge Shankarrao Kale said.

The incident came to light when Ravindra Patil returned home from work and found his wife and daughter dead.

Later, Archana’s brother Kapil Kashinath Bhadane, who lives in the same area, informed police who rushed to the spot and sent the bodies for postmortem.

The reason behind the extreme step was yet to be ascertained, Kale said adding that a case has been registered in this regard.

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