Udupi: A autorickshaw driver and a 16-year-old student allegedly committed suicide at Kazralli, Saibarkatte by hanging to a tree here on June 12.
The deceased have been identified as Divakar (26), a auto driver and Chaitra (16), a high school student.
Sources said that Divakar was in love with Chaitra. They were seen together many times by the locals. Some locals had warned Divakar not to meet Chaitra as she is a minor. On June 11, both Divakar and Chaitra went missing.
On June 12, locals spotted their bodies hanging to a tree at Kazralli, which is near to their house. Divakar was known for his honesty in his locality, Sibarkatte.
It is learnt that both Divakar and Chaitra were deeply in love. They were afraid of the warning by the locals and must have taken the extreme step.
A case has been registered in Bramhavar Police Station and investigation is on.