Couple commits suicide


Hyderabad: A young couple allegedly committed suicide by jumping in a well at Koheda mandal in Telengana after their families rejected their marriage proposal, police said on Sunday. Jeripothula Naveen, 24, an auto-rickshaw driver had an affair with Kodimunja Sirisha, 24, of the same village and were in a relationship for last two years, local said.

The couple allegedly committed suicide yesterday after their parents opposed their affair and were against their wish to get married, Koheda Police Station sub-inspector G Nailu said. “The duo met near an agricultural well on the outskirts of Koheda, nearly 45 kms from here, last night and jumped into into the well,” he added.

Some passersby noticed the bodies floating inside the well and informed police this morning, following which they reached at the spot and fished out the bodies. The bodies were sent to government hospital at Husnabad for post-mortem, he added. police launched an investigation to look the matter.