A woman, who allegedly administered poison to her daughter, also attempted to commit suicide on Monday. Police said M. Mutharasi (32) of Shanmugapuram under Alangulam police station limits, administered poison to her daughter M. Parameswari (10) and she also consumed it on Monday morning following a domestic quarrel.

While Parameswari died in a hospital at Alangulam, Muththarasi has been admitted to Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital. Police investigation revealed that Mutharasi’s husband Murugan often quarrelled with his wife as he suspected that she had extra-marital affairs. T

his must have forced the woman to take the extreme step the police surmised. Alangulam police have registered a murder case against Mutharasi.