Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide

Badaun: A 42-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide after failing to clear his debts inNauli Harnath village, police said today.

Ranjit Yadav allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree last evening, they said.

According to Yadav’s family, he had taken Rs 2 lakh loan from Land Development Bank and Kisan Gramin Bank following which he was under pressure due to his debts and took the extreme step out of frustration, police said.

Investigation is on in the matter, they added.