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Couple facing financial woes commits suicide in AP

Press Trust of India  |  Machilipatnam (AP) 

A couple allegedly committed suicide today in Andhra Pradesh's district due to their financial problems, police said.

The 27-year-old man, who worked as an autorickshaw driver, and his 24-year-old wife, who was around six months' pregnant, hanged themselves from the ceiling at a room at their house in Pallerlamudi village, M Ramkumar said.

He said the woman used to work as a at an aanganwadi, the government-run women and child care centre.

The couple, who got married about year back, had been facing some financial problems and also had domestic disputes, the said.

A case was registered at the Nuzvid rural police station, he said, adding that an investigation was on into the incident.

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 15:50 IST