A man and a woman, who are closely related and are to get married, committed suicide by consuming pesticide on Friday, much to the shock of their family members.

Raghu (22) is the nephew of Bala (19) of Swatantranagar in PM Palem police station limits. Parents of the deceased were living as a joint family and making preparations to get them married. They were found dead in their house. According to the police, the two consumed pesticide in the absence of their family members.