Mysuru, February 15:- Two lovers committed suicide by jumping into Harangi backwater on Valentine’s Day after their families opposed their relationship. In fact, the girl’s parents had decided to get her married to another man.
The deceased have been identified as Sachin (21) son of Nagaraju Gowda of Kottegala village in Hunsur taluk and Sindhu Shree (19), daughter of Jalendra of Yamagumba village.
They were in love since their college days at Hunsur Government PU College. Families of both opposed their love as they were from different castes. Girl’s family had planned her marriage with another person on Sunday, February 16. Both the couple went to Harangi on Sachin’s bike and took the extreme step.
Before committing suicide, Sachin had called his home and informed them about their decision. Before they could arrive, the lovers had committed suicide. Fire brigade fished out the bodies of the deceased. Kushalnagar Police has registered a complaint. (MR/KS)