A 27-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in Secunderabad for being chided by his wife over continuously chatting with a female friend on a web-based messenger, police said yesterday.
Upon receiving information about his death, the man's 19-year-old female friend also ended her life by consuming the toxic substance, cops added.
The man resided in East Marredpally area of the Telangana city.
Kumar, wife had frequent fights over petty issues
K Shiva Kumar, an electrician by profession, had got married on August 15.
He and his wife quarreled quite frequently over petty issues, cops said. A few days back, his wife suspected that he was regularly chatting with a woman, while led to a heated argument between them.
Depressed over frequent arguments Kumar hung himself from a ceiling fan in his house on Saturday.
Police have registered two separate cases in this
When C Vennela, Kumar's childhood friend, learned about his death, she consumed poison on Saturday when nobody was at home. One of her friends rushed her to a government hospital, where she died yesterday while undergoing treatment. Police registered two separate cases in the matter.