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Farmer dies by suicide in Uttar Pradesh

According to his family members, the farmer took the extreme step as he was upset over stray cattle damaging his crop.

Published: 09th February 2021 04:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th February 2021 04:16 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

BANDA: A 55-year-old farmer allegedly hanged himself from a tree in Jaspura village in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, police said on Tuesday.

According to his family members, the farmer took the extreme step as he was upset over stray cattle damaging his crop.

The farmer, Subhash Singh, was found hanging on Tuesday morning, Station House Officer (SHO) Pankaj Kumar Singh said.

The farmer's son told police his father had gone to the field on Monday night but did not return.

The body has been sent for post-mortem, the SHO said, adding a probe is on into the matter.

(If you are having suicidal thoughts, or are worried about a friend or need emotional support, someone is always there to listen. Call AASRA's 24x7 Helpline: +91-9820466726 for assistance.)



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