Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Mandya

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Mandya, Jul 5: Unable to repay a loan, a 50-year-old farmer committed suicide by hanging self from a tree in K R Pet taluk in Mandya district of Karnataka today.

Police said Kempegowda, who owned four acres of land, had availed Rs two lakh loan from Cooperative Banks and a Private money lender.

It was alleged that Kempegowda took the extreme step, following pressure from the banks for repayment.

UNI

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