Yavatmal, Feb 7 (PTI) A debt-ridden farmer and his minorson ended their lives near here in Vidarbha region, policesaid today.
Sanjay Pandurang Nehare (35), a resident of Kalamb town,jumped into a well along with his 12-year-old son Vaibhav lastevening, they said.
According to Sub-Inspector Sunil Shukla, Nehare had sixacres of land and taken Rs 40,000 as loan from a co-operativecredit society affiliated to Yavatmal District CentralCo-operative Bank.
The failure of crops due to untimely rain and the loanburden reportedly forced the farmer to commit suicide, hesaid.
With this, four farmers have allegedly committed sinceFebruary 5 in Vidarbha.