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Updated on: Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 01:51 PM IST

Palghar: Fearing disapproval, lovers hang themselves, bodies found on outskirts of Vadavali village

They had posted their obituaries as their WhatsApp status before they were found dead.
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The bodies of a man and a woman, who were in a relationship, were found hanging from a tree here in Maharashtra, police said on Tuesday.

While no suicide note was found, the police suspect they took the extreme step as they apparently feared that their families will not approve of their affair, Talasari police station's inspector Ajay Vasave said.

The bodies of the 23-year-old man and the woman aged 22 were found hanging from a tree on the outskirts of Vadavali village of Palghar on Sunday, he said.

They had posted their obituaries as their WhatsApp status before they were found dead, the official said.

A case of accidental death was registered and the bodies were sent for postmortem, he added.

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