Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhawanipatna, Oct 13:
A couple reportedly committed suicide by hanging themselves from a tree following which their bodies were retrieved from near a school in Odisha’s Kalahandi district this morning.
The lovers— Lalatendu Nayak (23) and Namali Sabar (22) — reportedly resorted to extreme step after their family members strongly disapproved of their relationship.
Their bodies were found hanging from a tree behind the Temara Upper Primary School under Kalampur block in the district this morning.
Locals spotted the bodies early in the morning and informed the police.
We have recovered the bodies and sent it for post-mortem. Preliminary investigation reveals that the couple committed suicide as their families strongly objected to their relationship. We are investigating further into the matter, a police official said.
However, Lalatendu’s father alleged that his son has been murdered.