Katihar: A couple committed suicides by consuming poisonous substance at Badi Ratni village in Bihar's Katihar district, a police officer said on Sunday.

Apparently unable to bear with taunts by family members, the couple Dilip Sahni (40) and his wife killed themselves at the latter's residence last night, a police sub-inspector Naresh Kumar said.

A father of four and husband of Devi's sister in-law, Sahni had fallen in love with Devi and later the duo eloped before marrying, Kumar said.

The woman was earlier married to Sahni's brother in-law Prakash, he said.


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