Dehradun, Oct. 11 -- A man and his 20-year-old daughter allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison on Wednesday in Pauri Garhwal district over suspected financial crisis.

A police official from Kotdwar police station, requesting anonymity, said, "A 62-year-old man and his 20-year-old daughter committed suicide by consuming poison on Wednesday at their residence in Kotdwar town."

The police official further added that when the incident happened the man's wife had gone to nearby forests to collect wood and fodder and his other two daughters were also not home.

"The man had been suffering from an ailment in his kidneys since past one year and all his savings were spent on his treatment. Since then he worried about the financial crisis ...