Farmer commits suicide over debt in Jharsuguda

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Jharsuguda: A ‘debt-ridden’ farmer allegedly hanged himself at his house at Samasingha in Jharsuguda district on Sunday.

The deceased, identified as Yudhistir Mallick, was a sharecropper.

Meanwhile, Yudhistir’s family members have claimed that he had taken loans for farming. He took the extreme step as he was under pressure for failing to redeem the loan.

Police reached the village and seized the body for post-mortem. A probe has been launched into the incident.

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