Jajpur: A young couple committed suicide allegedly by consuming poison at their house in Samantarapur in Jajpur district at the wee hours of Friday.
The deceased have been identified as Prasanta Biswal (30), and his wife Chumki Biswal (25) Samantarapur under Jajpur Sadar police limits in the district. The couple is survived by one-and-half-year-old daughter.
According to reports, the couple engaged in a heated argument late on Thursday night over family dispute. Later, the neighbours, who found them vomiting heavily, rushed them to the District Headquarter Hospital here where the doctor declared the couple “brought dead”.
On being informed, Jajpur Sadar police reached the spot and started an investigation into the matter.
The police said, “Prima facie eveidence, it appears to be a case of suicide by consuming poison. However, no suicide note was found. The exact reasons behind their death will be established after their post-mortem report received.”