A woman and her son reportedly committed suicide after they lost money in betting on matches of the ongoing mega cricketing event- Indian Premier League (IPL).
The shocking incident has been reported from Jhimiripeta village in Rayagada district. The deceased have been identified as Rajni and her son Somesh.
As per initial reports, they ended their life by consuming poison. While Somesh died last night, his mother Rajni was declared dead by doctors on Saturday.
On the other hand, it is alleged that some people were harassing the mother-son duo and pressuring them to pay money that they had lost in betting.
Besides, some people had allegedly turned up at their house to collect money three days back and had created a nuisance. They had also taken away some valuables from their house after locking them, alleged relatives.