Couple commits 'suicide' in Shahjahanpur

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Shahjahanpur (UP), Mar 19 (PTI) A young couple is suspected to have committed suicide by jumping before a train here on Friday night, police said.

Shalini (22), a college student, used to live with her uncle in Nigohi town, where she had got into a relationship with Pawan Kumar (24), Circle Officer (City) Praveen Kumar said.

Family members of the deceased told police that Shalini's marriage was fixed for May 5 and the two were disturbed over it, the officer said.

Both had come to Shahjahanpur and committed suicide by jumping before a goods train near Nizampur. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem and an investigation is on, he added. PTI CORR SAB HMB