Hyderabad: A 26-year-old woman killed her three-year-old visually challenged son before ending her life at LB Nagar on Monday night.

Identified as Mamatha, she killed her three-year-old son Rayan before ending her life. Mamatha of Yadadri district had married her close relative G Shankaraiah of Nalgonda district in 2012. The couple was blessed with a son three years ago.

However, Rayan was blind by birth and the couple got him treated at LV Prasad Eye Hospital at Banjara Hills. Shankaraiah, who owns a battery center at LB Nagar, told police that they had spent around Rs 20 lakh for son’s treatment, but there was no improvement.

The family was going through a huge financial crisis and Mamatha was also upset over her son’s health condition.

LB Nagar Inspector V Ashok Reddy said based on a complaint from Mamatha’s father Tangalla Narsimha, a case of murder and suicide has been registered.

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