Couple makes suicide bid over land acquisition | Covaipost
  • Download mobile app
15 Aug 2018, Edition - 1128, Wednesday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Minister of State for Home unfurls the tricolour at Manali
  • Twitter suspends far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from its platform for one week
  • 2016 National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes could be Connecticut’s first black Democrat in Congress
  • J&K police files FIR against patriots for attempting to unfurl Tricolour
  • Rifleman Aurangzeb to be honoured
  • Major Aditya and rifleman Aurangzeb are likely to be honoured with the prestigious Shaurya Chakra gallantry award
  • England cricketer Ben Stokes cleared of assault charges
  • Major Aditya likely to get Shaurya Chakra
  • Coal Scam Case: Naveen Jindal and others summoned by the court on 15th Nov
  • Mega online heist by hackers in Pune, cyber attack on cosmos bank in Pune, hackers siphon off Rs 94 cr from bank

Coimbatore

Couple makes suicide bid over land acquisition

Covai Post Network

Ooty : A couple attempted to commit suicide by consuming poison in the District Collectorate premises here, over alleged acquisition of their landby a big tea estate management near Hanumapura at Pykara, some 40 km from here.

Monday Being grievances day, Narasimhan (45) and Sumathi (40) had come to the Collectorate to submit a petition. After registering their names, the couple took out bottles hidden inside their clothes and consumed their contents, police said.

Noticing this on the CCTV, a section of police and staff rushed to the spot and took them to the Government Hospital.

Preliminary inquiry revealed that the couple, holding a small piece of land, were upset after hearing that it was acquired by a big tea industry and put up a fence, police said. Since police failed to take action against their complaint, the couple came to the collectorate and consumed pesticide, they said.

Their condition appeared to be stable and a final report would be available only after a review, police added.

COIMBATORE WEATHER