TAMIL NADU

Couple commit suicide

DHARMAPURI, DEC. 6. A 62-year-old man and his wife reportedly committed suicide at their house in Bharathipuram here today. According to the police, Sridhar (62) and his wife, Latha (58), were running a local chit fund.

However, after maturity, they were unable to pay back the money due to financial constraints.

When people started pressing them for their money, the couple reportedly committed suicide by consuming poison mixed with cool drinks. The Dharmapuri police have registered a case and are investigating.

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