A 34-year-old woman and her five-year-old daughter were found killed inside their house in New Delhi on Thursday afternoon, police said.
Yasmin and her daughter Sufia were found with their throats slit in their house in west Delhi's Vijay Vihar Sector-1 area around 2.15 pm.
"The culprits also tried to burn Yasmin after slitting her throat. She was found in a pool of blood lying on the floor of a room while her daughter was found dead on the bed," said a police officer.
Initial information indicated that someone known committed the crime as there was no sign of ransacking inside the house, the officer added.