Koraput, Jan 11: In a tragic incident in Baliapadara village, located within the Baipariguda police limits in Odisha's Koraput district, a couple, identified as Jinu Paraja and his wife Rukmini Paraja, took their own lives one after another following a family feud.
According to the information, Jinu and Rukmini engaged in a heated verbal dispute over an undisclosed issue. The situation escalated as an angered Rukmini locked her in a room. Concerned family members, unable to get a response from her, broke down the door only to discover Rukmini hanging from the fan.
Upon receiving the devastating news of Rukmini's demise, Jinu excused himself, claiming to go to the backyard for a nature call, and did not return for a long time. Tragically, he was later found hanging from a tree near the house.
Being informed, police reached the spot, seized the bodies and started a probe into the incident. A pall of gloom descended in the family and village after the sudden demise of the couple.