An elderly couple allegedly committed suicide at their residence in Ludhiana’s Rajguru Nagar late last night by consuming poison.
As per the police, in their suicide note, it is mentioned that the man was severely ill, because of which they took this extreme step.
The deceased have been identified as – 62-year-old Baldev Krishan, who was a retired Mathematics professor and 60-year-old Neelam, who worked as a teacher in a private school.
A case has been registered at the nearby police station under Section 174 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).
As per sources, Baldev was HIV positive, but it was not mentioned in the suicide note. The bodies have been sent to the Ludhiana Civil Hospital. Their children, who live outside India, have been informed.
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