The half-burnt bodies of a couple were found near an electric sub-station in Yacharam police station limits in Cyberabad on Thursday. Police suspect that the couple might have ended their lives a few days ago. They set themselves ablaze by dousing in kerosene.
Locals noticed the bodies on Thursday and alerted the police. According to police, the couple took the extreme step as one of them was suffering from a chronic illness.
Around 7.30 a.m on Thursday, the locals noticed the half-burnt bodies near the sub station and alerted the Yacharam police, who rushed to the spot. Police also found a mobile phone which was switched off.
The deceased have been identified as Narasimha (45), and his wife Veeramani (38).
Yacharam police told Express that the preliminary probe revealed that Narasimha and Veeramani and their son Rahul visited Amaravathi and Srisailam.
On reaching sub station crossroads at Yacharam, they told their son to go home and that they would come later.
After sometime Veeramani called Rahul on mobile, asking him to study well and switched off the phone, police said quoting Rahul.