SADHOKE: A couple attempted suicide on Thursday after drinking pesticides following an argument. According to police, Rizwan*, a resident of Tibba Muhammad Nagar, used to quarrel with his wife, Nadia. On Thursday, they had another altercation. Rizwan attempted to commit suicide by drinking some pesticides. His wife too then took the poison. Family members shifted the two to a local hospital. However, they were taken to a hospital in Gujranwala after their condition became critical.
* names have been changed to protect identities
Published in The Express Tribune, August 1st, 2014.