New Delhi: A young Delhi municipal councilor allegedly murdered her one-and-half-year-old daughter before committing suicide in her west Delhi residence, police said on Thursday.

Satyam Yadav (26), Congress councillor from Nangloi East in North Delhi Municipal Corporation, was found hanging from the ceiling of her house while her daughter Vanishka was found murdered in her room, they said.

The reason for Yadav, a post graduate, taking the extreme step was not known, a senior police official said, adding they were investigating the matter.

Her husband Pawan Yadav is a teacher in a college.

(Agencies)

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