'Drunk' woman 'kills' toddler son after fight with father-in- law in Telangana: Police

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Hyderabad, Feb 3 (PTI) A young woman in a 'drunken' state allegedly strangled her two-year old son to death following a quarrel with her father-in-law at their house in neighbouring Ranga Reddy district, police said on Wednesday.

Based on a complaint by her family, a case of murder has been registered and the 22-year old woman, who has a four-year old daughter, picked up for questioning, they said.

The shocking incident occurred on Tuesday night in Ramannaguda village when the woman who allegedly consumed toddy argued with her father-in-law over his smoking habit.

She later allegedly killed her son by throttling him to death with her hands, police said, quoting the complaint.

Her husband, a band player, was away at work when the incident occurred, they added. PTI VVK VS VS