Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Kendrapara, Sep 3:
In a tragic incident, a couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Odisha’s Kendrapara district today.
The deceased have been identified as Prasant Swain and her wife Sabita Swain of Gokhakhati village under Mahakalapada block in the district.
According to reports, Prasant was working as an assistant mason in western part of Odisha and had returned home eight days ago.
The couple was found in a critical condition this morning reportedly after consuming poison and rushed to Kendrapara District Headquarters Hospital.
The husband-wife duo breathed their last at the hospital at around 9 am while undergoing treatment leaving two girls – a three-year-old and a six-year-old – orphan.
The cause of the suicide is yet to be ascertained.