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Debt-ridden farmer kills self in Madhya Pradesh

THE ASIAN AGE. | RABINDRA NATH CHOUDHURY
Published : Jun 3, 2018, 6:53 am IST
Updated : Jun 3, 2018, 6:53 am IST

This was the fourth farmer suicide death case reported in MP in last ten days.

Cause of his death could be ascertained after postmortem of the body, police said.
 Cause of his death could be ascertained after postmortem of the body, police said.

Bhopal: A debt-ridden farmer in Madhya Pradesh’s alaghat district late on Friday night committed suicide allegedly by consuming pesticide, police said.

The deceased Dhannalal Bopche (55), resident of Barasibni district, had a tiff with his younger son over repayment of farm loan of Rs 1.55 lakh he had borrowed from a nationalized bank and later consumed pesticide, his nephew Rahul claimed on Saturday.

 

Dhannalal has five acre of agriculture land. He reportedly wanted his two sons to repay the bank loan and had allegedly a tiff with his younger son on the issue, police quoting his family members said. Cause of his death could be ascertained after postmortem of the body, police said.

This was the fourth farmer suicide death case reported in MP in last ten days.

Earlier on May 27, one Dilip Thakad (50), resident of Nayagaon under Bareli police station, committed suicide by consuming pesticide. He was reportedly under pressure for not being able to repay the loan of `3 lakh he had borrowed from the local money lenders.

Similarly, another debt-ridden farmer in Chicholi in Betul district, Amu Uike, committed suicide on Thursday last. He had taken a loan of `2 lakhs from the local money lenders, local police said quoting farmer’s family members.

 

Tags: suicide, farmer
Location: India, Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal