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UP farmer's suicide: Two bank officials among five booked

They said the wife of the victim, Vedpal, had lodged a complaint at the Fatehpur police station here on the basis of a suicide note recovered from his pocket.

Published: 09th March 2020 08:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th March 2020 08:31 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SAHARANPUR: Police have booked five people, including two bank officials, two days after a debt-ridden farmer committed suicide in UP's Saharanpur, officials said here on Monday.

They said the wife of the victim, Vedpal, had lodged a complaint at the Fatehpur police station here on the basis of a suicide note recovered from his pocket.

According to police, the farmer had taken a loan of Rs 2. 5 lakh from the bank, which he was unable to pay. He was allegedly harassed for it due to which he hanged himself from a tree outside a bank.

Police have launched investigation after registering a case under Section 307 of the IPC.

In the suicide note, Vedpal had allegedly blamed bank officials and a middleman for the extreme step.

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