Farmer commits suicide over loan burden in Sambalpur

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Sambalpur: A farmer committed suicide by consuming poison at Khairamal village under Jujumura block in Sambalpur district on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Abhadhut Pradhan (45) of the same locality.

According to sources, Abhadhut had taken a loan amount for the cultivation of land. However, he could not redeem the amount due to crop loss. Unable to repay the loan amount, Abhadhut took such an extreme step this morning.

After the matter came to fore, family members initially rushed him to district headquarters hospital. Later, he was shifted to Sambalpur city hospital. However, he succumbed while undergoing treatment.

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