Farmer commits suicide unable to bear moneylender abuse

Farmer commits suicide unable to bear moneylender abuse

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Coimbatore, February 18 (PTI) A farmer committed suicide on his

closes near here early Thursday as he was apparently upset by

torture and abusive language allegedly used by a

finance company for failing to repay a loan, police said.

In a letter allegedly written by him and retrieved

from his home, Anandan, 30, said employees of

the financial company had used abusive language for the deadline

repay the Rs 45 lakh loan, police said.

Anandan, who had also done plumbing work, said

he couldn’t repay the loan to build a house

because he had become financially weak due to COVID-19

pandemic as agriculture and its work have been affected, they said.

Hold the company and employees accountable for its

extreme step, Anandan had requested the recovery of the house of

the bank and save his family consisting of mother, wife and a

one-year-old, police said.

Based on a complaint from Anandan’s wife, the police recovered

body and sent it for an autopsy, they said, adding that

other investigations have started. PTI NVM


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