Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Wayanad

Police said he had a taken a loan of Rs 10 lakh from three banks and was reportedly facing recovery proceedings.

Published: 25th May 2019 05:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th May 2019 05:51 PM   |  A+A-

Poison

For representational purposes.

By PTI

WAYANAD: A 53-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide here by consuming some poisonous substance, police said Saturday.

The farmer was rushed to hospital Friday night by his relatives and died this morning, they said. Financial burden had forced the man to take the extreme step, relatives said.

Police said he had a taken a loan of Rs 10 lakh from three banks and was reportedly facing recovery proceedings.

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