A woman from the Baghmara area of Bajali district allegedly committed suicide after killing her three-year-old child.

The deceased has been identified as Sikha Baishya and the three-year-old as Nisit Baishya.

The locals claimed that the reason behind the woman taking the step is not known.

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The police after being informed about the case, rushed to the spot and started the investigation.

The dead bodies have been sent for post-mortem and all angles are being looked into.

According to the police, the incident took place on Monday night when her husband was not at home.

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The woman had hung herself from the ceiling and the child was suspected to have been poisoned.

There are signs of any foul play but the police said that nothing can be ruled out yet.

Sasanka Talukdar

Sasanka Talukdar is Northeast Now Correspondent in Pathsala. He can be reached at: