Mumbai couple commit suicide, police probing incident

A newly married couple allegedly ended their lives by hanging themselves at their home in Mumbai's Malad, police said on Saturday.

PTI September 23, 2017 16:53:01 IST
Mumbai couple commit suicide, police probing incident

Mumbai: A newly married couple allegedly ended their lives by hanging themselves at their home in suburban Malad, police said on Saturday.

Dhanraj Bhuvaneshwarlal Naik (24) and Kajal Dhanraj Naik (19) were found hanging in their room in New Collector compound last night at around 10 in Malvani, Malad West, an official said.

Mumbai couple commit suicide police probing incident

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The couple used a saree to make a noose which was tied to a hook attached to the ceiling, he said.

Some people staying in the locality alerted police about the incident, said Deepak Phatangare, senior inspector of Malvani.

Police rushed to the spot and took the couple to a hospital, where they were declared dead before admission, he said.

Dhanraj, who got married just six months ago, worked in a garment shop, the police officer said. The exact reason for the suicides was not yet known, he said, adding a probe was underway.

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