Kalahandi: A young couple allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a tree in a Mango orchard at Batasiguda village under Jaipatna block in Kalahandi district.
The deceased were identified as Madhuri Pujhari and Mukund Majhi. The couple was in a love relationship for a long time.
According to sources, some locals spotted the body of the duo hanging from a tree in a Mango orchard of one Gangadhar Patra of the village this morning. On being informed, Jaiptana inspector-in-charge reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem.
Sources said the duo might have committed suicide as their love relationship was opposed by their family members.
Police have registered a case bearing the no 8/19 and launched a probe into the matter.