Indore: A man and his lover on Saturday night attempted suicide by consuming some poisonous substance after their families opposed their extra marital relationship.
30-year-old Mohit, a resident of Panchsheel Nagar and Puja, a resident of Maharana Pratap Nagar in Banganga area, were brought at MY Hospital in semi-unconscious state and they revealed that they had consumed rat poison.
During preliminary investigation, police came to know that both work at a courier company office.
"Mohit and Puja, both are already married and former is a father of three kids while the latter is also a mother of child. Their friendship grew over the time and they fell in love with each other," Banganga police station in charge YS Tomar told DNA.
They used to roam together after office and Mohit used to frequent house of the girl, said Tomar.
However, their families were opposed to their affair and arguments became a regular affair in both the families. Despite opposition from both the families, Mohit and Puja wanted to stay together and were insisting for marriage.
On Saturday night, Mohit reached the house of Puja where after an argument with her family members, both consumed rat poison sending the family members into tizzy.
Fortunately, they got treatment on time and were discharged on Sunday morning after their condition was stated to be out of danger.
After investigation, appropriate action will be taken and a case for attempting suicide may be registered against both, police said.