Vadodara: A and her paramour were found hanging to a tree in Mujpur village of Padra taluka on Wednesday morning.
Deceased Sita Mali (20) and 20-year-old Mangal Mali, who lived in Abhol village, were found hanging to a tree under a bridge at Mujpur village on Wednesday morning. Police did not find any suicide note from the duo, but locals told the cops that the duo was in a relationship since quite few months.
“They could have been in a relationship even before the woman got married, but it cannot be ascertained now,” said a police official. Cops said that the couple could have taken the extreme step fearing social stigma.
Locals also told the police that both of them used to meet frequently in the village due to which there were even murmurs among the villagers about their illicit relationship.
Their bodies were taken to government hospital at Padra town for post-mortem and a case of accidental death was registered at Padra police station.
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