A 45-year-old labourer allegedly ended his life by consuming poison at Chimakurthy, while a 20-year-old youth attempted suicide by consuming poison-mixed cool drink near the District Police Office (DPO) here on Thursday.

According to the Chimakurthy police, the labourer, A. Seshagiri Rao, who had married a visually-challenged woman in Gudivada in Krishna district after parting ways with his first wife in Guntur, took the extreme step following mounting debts.

Meanwhile, the youth, Sk. Bajji, who took the extreme step vexed with some personal problems, was battling for life at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) here.