Three people including young couple commit suicide
Jammu: A youth has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in district Udahmpur, police said Wednesday.
Charan Das (20) allegedly hanged himself from the ceiling fan of his house in Udhampur district today, police said.
Investigations were on to ascertain the reason behind the extreme step, they said.
In another case, a couple hailing from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at a guest house in Katra yesterday.
The couple identified as Deepa (20) and Krishan (24) had checked in to the guest house on January 30 and after paying obeisance at the shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi had returned to the guest house on January 31.
"Basically the couple was hiding here (Katra). They had been missing from their home since January 27. They checked in a guest house here (Katra) on January 30 and after paying obeisance at the shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi had returned to the guest house by the evening of January 31," Superintendent of Police Katra Mohan Lal said.
"We got the details of their parents from the boy`s mobile phone. When contacted they informed us that the couple were missing since January 27," SP Katra said.
It was also found that the two families were closely related to each other and perhaps their parents were not happy with the love affair between the two, police said.
Meanwhile, a postmortem has been done and police today handed over their bodies to their parents, they said.