Mangalore, July 13: It has been reported in the city on July 12, Friday that a young couple believed to be from Chennai has attempted suicide near railway track close to the lodge.
It is said that the train driver of Mavali Express had informed the station master on Friday morning that a boy and a girl had tried to commit suicide. However, nothing was found even after a search.
Later in the day, the boy and girl, aged 24 and 18 respectively, were found unconscious near the railway track close to Karuna lodge at Old Kent Road.
Both had injury marks on their body, reportedly made by a sharp object like knife. It is suspected that they had also consumed poison.
On questioning, they said that they were from Chennai and had come to the city on Thursday July 11 night. However, the reason for taking the extreme step is not yet known.
Pandeshwar police arrived on the spot and investigated. The boy and the girl were shifted to hospital.