Tamil Nadu Couple, Confronted Over Affair, Electrocute Themselves: Police

The charred bodies of the 31-year-old woman and the 39-year old man, an electrician, were found in the Madesan Thottam area in Erode.

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Tamil Nadu Couple, Confronted Over Affair, Electrocute Themselves: Police

The woman's husband had confronted the couple over their relationship, police said. (Representational)

Erode, Tamil Nadu: 

Highlights

  1. The charred bodies of the couple were found in a deserted field
  2. The couple were allegedly having an illicit relationship
  3. They committed suicide after the woman's husband confronted them

A 31-year old woman and a man were found dead in an apparent suicide after being confronted over their extra-marital affair in Tamil Nadu's Erode district, the police said on Monday. They had electrocuted themselves in a field, the police added.

The charred bodies of the woman of Athani Colony and 39-year old Suresh, an electrician, of nearby Singampettai village were found in the deserted field in Madesan Thottam in area Monday morning.

Some wires were found, indicating that Suresh, being an electrician, had opted for electrocution to end their lives by using a nearby power line, the police said.

The two were suspected to have taken the step as the woman's husband had reprimanded them recently after coming to know about their alleged illicit relationship, they said.

Suresh was also married, police said.

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