The police in Kerala's Kannur on Sunday arrested a woman for allegedly killing her daughter.
The Kannur Town police arrested Wahida of Kuzhikkunnil, Chaladu, based on her husband Rajesh's complaint.
The couple's nine-year-old daughter Avanthika was found in a weary state at their house on Sunday morning. Though Rajesh rushed the girl to a hospital, she was declared brought dead.
Rajesh lodged a complaint with the police after his neighbours and relatives grew suspicious about the girl's death.
The police suspect that Wahida strangulated the girl to death.
More details are awaited.