Mother stabs 2-year-old daughter multiple times in Saitama home

TOKYO, Aug 13 (News On Japan) - A 31-year-old mother has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after allegedly stabbing her 2-year-old daughter multiple times in the chest with a knife at their home in Saitama City.

The suspect, who works as an office employee, was apprehended on the scene for attempted murder.

The stabbing took place on Thursday at around 1PM, with the husband later finding the child and mother covered in blood in their second-floor bathroom.

The child was rushed to hospital where she remained conscious with non-life threatening injuries.

During police questioning, the mother admitted to the stabbing, saying, "I was having relationship troubles with my husband, mother-in-law, and my own parents."