A woman murdered her nine-year-old son in Basantapur, Tamsariya-2 of Nawalparasi on Friday morning.
According to the District Police Office, Nawalparasi, Jamuna GC (32) strangled her son Prajit to death this morning.
Locals said that Jamuna concealed the body of Prajit under the bed and tried to kill herself by hanging.
The cold-hearted mother was rescued by locals from suicide bid and rushed to the Danda-based Madhyabindu Hospital in the district for treatment, informed police.
The body of Prajit has been taken to the Chormara Primary Health Centre for autopsy.
It has been learnt that Jamuna’s husband is currently in India.
Police said that Jamuna killed her son when her 13-year-old daughter had gone to a tuition centre.