A 40-year-old woman allegedly strangulated her teenage daughter and then hanged herself in Kalwa area of the city on Friday, Thane Police said. The suicide note was purportedly written by the woman, Pradnya Parkar, said she was under extreme stress and hence she killed her daughter Shruti (17) and was going to kill herself.
Preliminary reports suggested that Parkar, who worked in the Marathi TV industry, was not getting much work these days and her husband too was facing problems in his business, said senior police inspector Shekhar Bagde.
According to the media reports, senior police officer Shekhar Bagde said that they found a suicide note apparently written by Pradnya where she has mentioned about the horrifying act. The officer also said that they are searching the house for more notes and clues to solve the case further.
The incident apparently took place between 8 and 9 this morning when her husband had gone to the gym. On return, he found the door of the flat locked from inside. When it was broken open, the bodies of Pradnya and Shruti, who studied in Class 12 ( 17-year-old daughter Shruti studied at N.G. Bedekar College of Commerce in Thane), were found. Further probe is on.
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