A 16-year-old girl from Kharghar, allegedly killed by her mother who suspected she was in a sexual relationship with her father, had appeared in the ongoing SSC exams just a day before her death.
She wrote the Marathi language paper on March 3, a day before she was strangled to death with a dupatta, the police said.
The incident came to light after the post-mortem report revealed that the teen had been strangled. The couple has three other children.
The police said they have not found any evidence to prove that the 39-year-old father, a civil contractor, had a sexual relationship with the minor girl.
The police arrested the 36-year-old mother on Wednesday. She has been remanded in police custody till March 27.
According to the police, the…