Couple Commits suicide over Rs 8

In Kolkata, a couple took poison after being scolded for borrowing Rs 8, and thus causing anger in the husband's father. They had borrowed the money in order to buy some clothing for the wife. After being scolded, they locked themselves in their room and took poison. They were taken to hospital, but died on the way.

Rs 8 is about 10pence in the UK, 18 US cents, or 14 euro cents.