Couple commits suicide by jumping into waterfall

July 26th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhopal, July 26 (IANS) A man and a woman who were in love but could not marry due to resistance from their families committed suicide by jumping into Bhedaghat waterfall near Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur city, the police said Saturday. Sachin Prajapati (24) and Lakshmi Chakraborty (20) were in love and wanted to marry but their parents were not prepared for it.

They went to Bhedaghat waterfall in the outskirts of the city, about 350 km from here, Friday afternoon but Lakshmi’s brother Mukesh saw them.

On seeing him, both jumped into the waterfall, the police said.

Divers were pressed into service but their bodies were yet to be found.

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