Police arrested a woman on charge of murdering her daughter in Chitwan on Thursday.
According to the police, Shova Pariyar, 35, of Suryapur Sundarbasti in Kalika Muncipality-6 has been arrested for interrogation following the death of her daughter Mamata Pariyar, 14.
Mamata was found hanging by a shawl in a ceiling fan at her home on June17. Locals have accused Shova of murdering her daughter saying that the incident is not a case of suicide.
The locals had picketed outside Shova’s house today following which the Area Police Office, Ratnanagar detained her. The final rites of the deceased have already been performed following a postmortem on June 18.
“It looked like a case of suicide at that moment, now it seems like it might be a murder case,” said Ratnanagar PoliceDSP Basudev Khatiwada, “We have arrested the mother, Shova, for interrogation and further details regarding the incident will come forth only after that.”