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Married couple dies by suicide in Rajasthan

By PTI

Jaipur: A middle-aged couple allegedly committed suicide by hanging from two trees in Rajasthan’s Nagaur district. The police gave this information on Wednesday.

Rajendra Singh, station in-charge of Ladnun police station said that Surjaram (45) and his wife Teeju Devi (42) went to their farm late on Tuesday night and hanged themselves by hanging from two trees.

“The reason for the suicide is not clear yet. Both his son and daughter are married. The son is in the Indian Army posted in Jaisalmer and his wife was at her parents’ house when the incident took place.

He said the bodies were handed over to the relatives after the postmortem.

Meanwhile, a person committed suicide in Dungarpur district in the early hours of Wednesday.

His wife had gone to get milk and he was sleeping.

Police said when she returned after about 15 minutes, they found her hanging.

He was taken to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, police said, adding that the matter was being investigated.

(If you are having suicidal thoughts, or are worried about a friend or need emotional support, someone is always there to listen. Sneha Foundation – 044424640050 (24×7) or iCall, Tata Institute of Social Sciences’ helpline – Call 02225521111, available Monday to Saturday from 8 AM to 10 PM.)

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