Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Uttar Pradesh

Ranjit Yadav allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree last.

By: PTI | Badaun | Published:September 10, 2016 1:54 pm

A 42-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide after failing to clear his debts in Nauli Harnath village, police said on Saturday.

Ranjit Yadav allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree last evening, they said.

According to Yadav’s family, he had taken Rs 2 lakh loan from Land Development Bank and Kisan Gramin Bank following which he was under pressure due to his debts and took the extreme step out of frustration, police said.

Investigation is on in the matter, they added.

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