HYDERABAD: Chatting on WhatsApp claimed the lives of a married man and his girlfriend. Both committed suicide in Secunderabad over last two days for chatting on WhatsApp messenger service, as per the police.
Shiva Kumar (27) committed suicide on Saturday after his wife chided him for continuously chatting with his friend Venella on WhatsApp and threatened to complain to the family elders. Following the death of her lover, Venella, unable to bear the trauma, ended her life as well by consuming acid. She died at the Gandhi hospital on Sunday. The Saturday incident occurred in Maredpally in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad.
Kumar and Lahari had got married last month. Kumar an electrician, remained in touch with his childhood friend over phone. Lahari had repeatedly asked her husband to stop chatting with Venella.
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