Lucknow: A couple on Sunday committed suicide by setting themselves on fire in Bakshi-ka-Talab area on outskirts of the city due to some family problems, police said.

Harish Chandra Sharma, a plumber, and his wife Sharma Ranno immolated themselves and later died at their house in Nagwamau village, they said, adding the duo was facing “some family problems”.

Sharma was not maintaining sound mental health for the past one week, police said, quoting his father.