Two women were allegedly murdered in their house in High Grounds police station limits in Bengaluru on Monday morning.
The deceased were identified as Santhoshi (58) and her daughter-in-law Latha (38). They were residents of Vasanthnagar area in the city.
Police inspector, Lakshmikanth said that a case of murder has been booked and investigations are going on.
"We are yet to find out the reason behind the murder. It seems to have taken place between 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Usually it is only the two women at home till afternoon. The bodies were found by Latha's 15-year-old daughter on returning from school at around 1 pm. They had been attacked with a sharp weapon,"he said.
"The house had only one entrance, which probably means that the accused was a known to the victims. We are considering all possible angles leading to murder,"he added.