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Punjab farmer kills self after throwing three kids in canal 

A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide along with his three children after jumping into a canal in the district.

Published: 23rd December 2016 03:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd December 2016 03:09 PM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

MOGA: A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide along with his three children after jumping into a canal in the district, police said today.

The deceased has been identified as Jagjit Singh (45) and his children - Harmanbir Kaur (10), Jashandeep Kaur (8) and Jagsir Singh (8).

The farmer allegedly took the extreme step yesterday in Machaki Mal Singh village here as he had to pay back a loan of Rs 8 lakh, police said.

The wife of the deceased had left him three years back, they said.



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