Senior citizen couple commits suicide in Ranchi

Ranchi:Tense over a property dispute in the family, a senior citizen committed suicide here along with his wife on Sunday, police said.

Ashok Sharma and Yasoda Sharma, both 65 and residents of Harmu housing colony, consumed poison, a police officer said, adding a suicide note has been recovered from the spot.

According to family members, the couple were in tension over Sharma’s property dispute with his brothers and decided to end their lives.