In an apparent suicide pact, teen couple found hanging at Dwarka hotel
The girl was a first-year medical student while the boy was preparing for the IIT entrance exam and they knew each other for three years.Updated: Jul 15, 2017 00:26 IST
A teenage couple were found hanging from a ceiling fan at an OYO room in Dwarka on Friday evening in an apparent suicide pact. No suicide note was, however, found at the spot.
The girl was a first-year medical student while the boy was preparing for the IIT entrance exam and they knew each other for three years, police said.
While the girl’s father is a CRPF radio operator, the boy’s father runs a grocery store.
Police said the couple checked in on Thursday afternoon, did not order any food and did not step out of the room all day.
“They had to check out at 12 noon on Friday but when they did not come out till 4pm, the staff called police,” DCP southwest Surendra Kumar said.
When police broke open the door, the couple were found hanging from the same fan using the hotel bedsheets.
“It appears that the couple wished to get married but their parents were against the relationship. We are trying to find out what drove them to take such a step. We do not suspect any foul play as the door was locked from inside,” a police officer said.
First Published: Jul 15, 2017 00:25 IST