Couple commit suicide by poisoning in Jammu outskirts

TNN Bureau. Updated: 10/17/2021 2:39:25 PM Regional News

Jammu, Oct 17: A couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Akhnoor area here in the city outskirts.

Police said a lady identified as Jyoti Devi, resident of Chakkar, Gharota and Vijay Kumar, resident of Tanda, Akhnoor had consumed some poisonous substance and were found lying unconscious at Pangiari near Akhnoor.

"Some passersby shifted them to Sub District Hospital, Akhnoor from where they were shifted to the Government Medical College and Hospital Jammu but they died during the treatment," said police.

They added that a case has been registered and investigation started while the bodies have been handed over to the legal heirs after postmortem.

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