Lovers attempt suicide at Central station

Chennai: The Railway police took a young man and a woman to a government hospital after they allegedly attempted suicide near the Central Station last night.

According to police, Abijith (18) and Rufshna Yusal (18), college students from Kerala, who are said to be in a relationship, were found in an unconscious state near the Central suburban railway station.

Railway police assisted by Railway Protection Force (RPF) who rushed them to a private health centre at 11.30 pm. They were later shifted to Government Rajiv Gandhi General Hospital.

Both the families were informed about the incident and are reaching the city later today. A source said, ‘They had left for college on Monday after which they went missing. The families got a call from Railway police in the wee hours of today.’

It is said the families opposed to their decision to marry and they decided to elope. It is unsure what they consumed, we are not sure if it is poison, a police official said.

NT Bureau