Debt-stressed farmer commits suicide in Mudigere
Mudigere, Jun 21: Unable to pay bank loan, a debt-stressed farmer has allegedly committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance in Mudigere taluk.
The deceased has been identified as Madhava (51), resident of Chakkodu village in Mudigere.
The police said Madhava (51) had borrowed loan from cooperative banks for agricultural purposes, but was not able to repay them due to crop loss.
His son, H.M. Uttam, told the police that Madhava was found struggling for life near the house.
He was taken to Mudigere for treatment. The family members are yet to ascertain the details of loans borrowed by him.