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Newly married couple commits suicide
Tribune News Service

Pathankot, April 9
A couple committed suicide a day after their marriage at Bhoa village near Pathankot here. Reports said the couple, both in their mid twenties, ended their life after consuming celphos tablets. Pathankot SSP SK Kalia confirmed that the police was investigating the case from all possible angles.

The boy has been identified as Lakhwinder Singh while the girlís name is said to be Manjot Kaur. Some villagers saw the couple walking in a in the village yesterday morning following which they soon fell on the ground.

The villagers rushed them to a private hospital where they breathed their last. The police since both the boy and the girl belonged to the same caste, there was no possibility of honour killing.

The SSP said a suicide note was recovered in which the couple admitted that they were ending their lives and their parents should not be blamed for their death. It was also stated in the note that they got married against the wish of their families. The police has initiated proceeding under Section 174 of the CrPc.


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