Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jajpur, Feb 15:
Yet another farmer, burdened with debt, has allegedly committed suicide in Odisha’s Jajpur district , police said Friday.
Police sources said Gayadhar Rout; a 55-year-old sugarcane farmer of Mahapur village under Baruan panchayat who was allegedly under pressure to repay loans he had taken for his sugarcane crop, was found hanging from a tree in his native village on Thursday night.
Fellow villagers found Rout hanging from a banyan tree near the village pond on Thursday night and had informed his family, sources said.
Prima facie it appeared that Rout committed suicide, sources said.