An old couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at Kambainallur town in Dharmapuri district on Saturday night.

Police sources said that Koovan (70) and his wife Rukmani (60) were living alone in Kambainallur.It was alleged that their children were failed to take care of the old couple and they were depending on daily wage. As they don’t have enough income to eke out their living, they had allegedly consumed poison on Saturday night. Koovan died on the way to the Government Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital and Rukmani died at the hospital.

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