Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 (LocalWire): A farmer in Bhadrak district is said to have committed suicide allegedly due to debt and issues with selling his harvested farm produce.
The farmer is said to be a resident of Rajualibandh village under the Bhadrak rural police jurisdiction.
The deceased has been identified as Mahendra Das, a 60-year-old farmer.
According to the report published in the New Indian Express, the deceased was unable to sell his harvested paddy at the local procurement centre due to lockdown curbs.
In the meanwhile it was alleged that the local money lender and banks started pressuring him for paying back their loans.
The farmer committed suicide by hanging himself, the police confimed. Bhadrak Rural Inspector-In-Charge (IIC) Alok Jena told the media that the deceased committed suicide at night and the investigations were on to get more details on the case.
The police have registered a case of unnatural death and started their probe into the case.