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Farmer commits suicide in Buldhana district

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Press Trust of India Nagpur
Apparently facing probem in repaying loan, a 35-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide in Buldhana district of Maharashtra, a senior police official said today.
Gajanan Jaybhaye, a resident of Saukhedtejan village, left his home on Saturday night and went to his farm. He subsequently consumed poison and set himself ablaze after building his own pyre with woods and animal fodder kept in the farm, he said.
The incident came to light yesterday morning, the official said.
The Buldhana police have registered a case of accidental death on a complaint filed by the father of the deceased.
The official, quoting Jaybhaye's family, said the farmer was facing some loan repayment-relatedproblem.
An investigation was on, he added.

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First Published: Jul 30 2018 | 5:22 PM IST

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