A 35-year-old housewife from Badlapur was arrested for allegedly strangling her eight-year-old son to death, the police said on Friday.
The accused identified as Sheetal Maner strangled her son Arnav while he was asleep in the early hours of Thursday.
According to the police report, Maner had some disagreements with her husband Vaibhav and was staying with her sister at Badlapur town in Maharashtra’s Thane district.
As per the report, Maner called her sister and told her that she had strangled the boy because she was under a lot of stress. The accused has been arrested under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).