Man dies in suicide pact

Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: A man and a woman living in T. Nagar here attempted to commit suicide by consuming poison on Sunday.

The man, Dharmendran (30) of Mettukuppam near Nerkundram, was admitted in a private hospital and died on Monday night.

And Latha (23) was discharged from hospital after treatment.

Police said Dharmendran and Latha had developed a relationship.

Irked by this, his wife Deepa (28) lodged a complaint with the Maduravoyal police, saying that her husband was living with another woman in T.Nagar.

Consequently, the ‘couple’ decided to commit suicide by consuming poison.

Dharmendran was working in a tailor shop where Latha was also an employee, the police added.

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