Aged couple commits suicide

17 Sep, 2012 20:38 IST|Sakshi
Aged couple commits suicide

An aged couple, identified as Ganga Reddy (50) and Sridevi Reddy (45), hailing from  Dharmavaram  in Ananthpur district ended their life near Panchmukhi Ganesh temple, about 2 kms from Shiridi, by consuming poison, the police said.

The couple is believed to have taken the step after they were shocked by the sudden death of their 21-year-old daughter Navya Reddy, studying in a Bengaluru-based engineering college, their relative Sudhakar Reddy said.

Ganga Reddy and his wife were staying at Shirdi since a long time due to frustration, he said.

The couple took darshan of Lord Ganesha yesterday, after which they were both found dead 150 metres away from the temple, behind a tree, temple manager Suresh said. Sridevi Reddy's five tolas of gold ornaments were also found intact, Kurigaon village sarpanch Babasaheb Dange told Shirdi police.

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