Hyderabad, May 31: A minor boy died by suicide in Hyderabad after marrying a 20-year-old woman, who also attempted to kill herself, and failing to get their family’s approval of the relationship.

The couple had reportedly secretly married and were staying in a rented room in the city’s Yousufguda area. They took the extreme step in an inebriated state. But the woman survived and the 17-year-old boy succumbed to death.

Neelima and the Minor boy had met on Facebook and were in a relationship for the last three months, reported. However, as their parents refused their proposal to get married, the couple left home.

They decided to hang themselves following a fight with each other. But, as her hook broke, Neelima fell down, while her minor partner breathed his last.

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She had then rushed outside to inform the neighbours, who alerted the police without touching the dead body.

The couple got married a month ago in a temple, but their parents were against their decision. So, they were residing in a rented room. The couple had a fight about the same in a drunken state and decided to kill themselves,” the news report quoted I Chandrashekhar, sub-inspector with the local Jubilee Hills Police Station, as saying.