Morena (MP), Sep 29 (PTI) A 54-year old police official and his daughter-in-law allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district, an official said Saturday. Also Read - Indore COVID-19 Attack: 13 Arrested For Pelting Stones at Medical Team, NSA Slapped on Four

Assistant sub-inspector Ajay Pal Singh (54) Friday consumed poison soon after his daughter-in-law Bhawana Yadav (26) did the same at their government accommodation in the Civil Lines area here. Also Read - Shameful! Stones Pelted at Health Workers in Indore as They Come For Coronavirus Screening

“Bhawana was rushed to a hospital in Gwalior after she consumed poison. She died during treatment and soon after, ASI Singh too consumed poison and killed himself,” said Kotwali police station in-charge Atul Singh Saturday. Also Read - ‘Migrant Workers, Students Cannot be Left in Destitute’: Kamal Nath Writes to PM Modi For Help

The official said that the ASI was on sick leave for the past 15 days.

He said that a probe was underway to find out the exact cause of the deaths.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.