Mysuru, July 6:- A 19-year-old boy allegedly breathed his last when he and his girlfriend attempted suicide as their parents were opposed to love marriage. The duo had consumed poison at the premises of Anjaneya Temple at Chikkayarahalli in Srirangapattana taluk.
The deceased has been identified as Shivu (19), a native of Hediyala village in HD Kote taluk. His girlfriend Annapurna, 18, also from the same village, is battling for her life at a hospital.
The two were in love and had sought permission from their parents to get married. As the parents didn’t permit them to get married, they attempted suicide.
KR Sagar Police have registered a complaint. Investigations are on. (KS, NGB)