ADILABAD: In a tragic incident, a TV news channel reporter and his wife killed themselves by jumping into a lake on the outskirts of Bellampalli town in Mancherial district late on Thursday night.
The deceased persons have been identified as M Mallesh, 28, and his wife Narmada, 25. According to police, the two killed themselves due to depression over health issues.
A news reporter for 10TV, which is a 24-hour regional Telugu news channel, Mallesh married Narmada in December, 2019. They got married after being in a prolonged romantic relationship.
Narmada worked as a government teacher at a Social Welfare Residential school in Bellampalli. Upon learning about the incident, Bellampalli ACP MA Raheman and local circle inspector (CI) Raju visited the spot and fished out the bodies of the victims with the help of expert swimmers.
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