Extreme poor couple poisoned self in Mahottari

MAHOTTARI: A couple committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance at Gaushala VDC in Mahottari district on Sunday for their failure to cope with the abject poverty.

It is said that the couple drank pesticide inside the room with the purpose to commit suicide, most probably due to poverty, police said. The deceased are Bisheshwor Chaudarhi, 23, and his spouse Rinku Chaudari (20) according to Area Police Office, Gaushala. Police Inspector Jay Narayan Yadav said that the couple consumed the pesticide at around 2:00 this afternoon, killing themselves.