Adilabad: An elderly couple unable to cope with ill-health committed suicide by falling into Prochera waterfall in Boath on Wednesday. Their bodies were taken out by expert divers brought in by the police.

According to Police Inspector of Boath K Vinod Reddy, Mukka Sudharshan (70) and his wife Prameela (65) allegedly took the extreme step to end their lives as they were suffering from health issues. Sudharshan was suffering from cardiac-related ailments and his wife too was diabetic and they were residing alone in Neradigonda. They have two sons and a daughter who settled in different fields, added Vinod Kumar.

"Sudharshan underwent a bypass surgery in Hyderabad and was in a coma for two weeks," a neighbor said.

Based on a complaint lodged by Srinivas, police registered a case of suspicious death and investigation is underway. The post-mortem of the bodies was carried out at government hospital in Boath.

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