Dhenkanal: A farmer of Belatikiri village under Sadar police limits in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district allegedly committed suicide this morning due to loan burden.
The deceased, identified as Ashwini Sahu (50), hanged himself with a rope, reports said.
Ashwini had taken loan of over Rs one lakh for agriculture. However, he was under stress for the last four days over repayment of the loan amount due to possibility of crop loss following drought-like situation and took the extreme step today, reports added.
On being informed, police reached the spot and started investigation.