Jan 18, 2013, 02.28 PM IST | Source: PTI

Three farmer suicides in Chandrapur district

Three farmer suicides in Chandrapur district

Chandrapur (Mah), Jan 17 (PTI) Three farmers have allegedly committed suicide in separate incidents in the district. All the three were reportedly debt-ridden. Dinkar Navarkhede (47) from village Sakhari in Rajura tehsil of the district committed suicide by consuming pesticide at his farm yesterday. The body was discovered by villagers this morning. He owed Rs 30,000 to a local credit co-operative society, police said. In the second case, Gajanan Nilkanth Raut (35) from village Jawra (Bodi) in Chimur tehsil allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide at his farm this morning. He died at a private hospital at Brahmapuri. Police Inspector Panjabrao Madavi said the reasons for suicide were not known yet. In the third incident, Raghunath Gohane from village Chitegaon in Mul tehsil allegedly hanged himself at his house in the afternoon. Gohane reportedly owed Rs 65,000 to two banks on account of crop loan. PTI Cor KRK


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