2 Couples Commit Suicide in City

Published: 28th October 2015 05:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th October 2015 05:29 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD:  A 29-year-old man, working with Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), allegedly committed suicide along with his wife by hanging themselves at their quarters in DAE colony here on Tuesday, police said.

Diwakar, working as a technician in ‘D’ category at NFC and his wife Himani Devi (27) were found hanging by the ceiling fan of their house by neighbours and others on Tuesday morning, Kushaiguda police said.

According to police, the couple were married in February. Kumar and Devi hailed from Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh  respectively and have been living in Hyderabad for close to a year. The motive behind the suicide is though unknown, police believe that family disputes could have led to them taking the extreme step. The husband was reportedly an alcoholic and used to pick up fights with his wife all the time.

Kushaiguda Inspector N Venkata Ramana said: “The wife and husband were known for their frequent arguments and fights. Four days ago their relatives had asked the couple not to quarrel, though, they again fought on Monday even as Diwakar allegedly beat her up. Hanging on to the two ends of a saree from a ceiling fan, the couple chose to end their lives. Police, however, did not find any suicide note.

The neighbours found milk packets not lifted in front of the door of the couple’s house and got suspicious, following which they informed the local security personnel, who from the window saw the couple hanging. They immediately informed the matter to police, it is learnt. A case of unnatural death was registered and the bodies were sent for postmortem.

In another incident, another couple in Ghatkesar police limits ended their lives by consuming poison. Rajendra Prasad(48) and his wife Annapurna (40), according to police, consumed poison along with dinner on Monday night and died in sleep. Their children were sleeping in the next room and found the parents dead on Tuesday morning. Police registered a case of unnatural death.

Ghatkesar police said that a personal diary belonging to Rajendra Prasad was recovered. Rajendra Prasad was a businessman and wife, a homemaker. They hail from Aler in Nalgonda district and have been residing at Sai Babanagar in Chowdriguda in Ghatkesar police limits for the past one year. “The deceased had taken nearly `30 lakh from 30 people in the last six months promising to provide jobs at Survey of India. When no jobs coming their way they started asking to repay their money.

In his diary, Rajendra Prasad had mentioned that he was ending his life as he was unable to repay the money, police said.

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