Woman, her daughter die by suicide in UP's Ballia

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Ballia (UP), Dec 16 (PTI) A 55-year-old woman and her daughter died allegedly after consuming a pesticide in Ramnagar village in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district on Wednesday, police said.

Additional Superintendent of Police Sanjay Yadav said Meera Devi and her daughter Gudhia Devi (35) were found dead at their house on Wednesday.

Two bottles of pesticides were found near the bodies, Yadav said.

The incident came to light when the other daughter of Meera Devi and her son-in-law came to the house, the police official said, adding prima facie, it seems to be a case of suicide.

The bodies ave been sent for post-mortem, Yadav said. He said Gudhia Devi was married, and was living with her mother. PTI COR NAV CK