Jharsuguda: A boy and his alleged lover attempted suicide by consuming poison at Saletikra village of Jharsuguda district on Saturday. While the boy died, the girl was admitted to the district headquarters hospital by her family members.
Reportedly, Gobardhan Oram and Minu Kumari Kalo of Marakuta village in the district had fled from their homes on Tuesday. Today they allegedly consumed poison at a secluded place in neighbouring Saletikra village.
After Gobardhan died, Minu called her family and narrated the incident. Subsequently, her family members rushed to the spot and admitted her to the district headquarters hospital in Jharsuguda.
On getting information, Sadar Police rushed to the spot and have initiated a probe into the matter.