Two students of a private college in Mangaluru allegedly committed suicide by consuming rat poison at a lodge.
The students have been identified as Vishnu, 22, and Greeshma, 21. The two were in a relationship, but their families opposed it since they belonged to different castes, police said.
"The couple had booked a room in a lodge on Friday. On Saturday evening they tried to commit suicide by consuming rat poison. However, the hotel staff took them to a hospital. Vishnu was declared dead on Sunday noon, while Greeshma died in the evening," police said.
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