A police head constable, A. Alagan, 56, and his son, Tamilvanan, 26, ended their lives in Melur on Tuesday.
Police said the head constable had quarrelled with his wife, Nachchammal on Tuesday evening. Depressed by it, the son died at home. After hearing his son’s death, Alagan also resorted to the extreme step. Melur police have registered a case.
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