Barnala : 40-year-old debt- ridden farmer committed suicide

Barnala : 40-year-old debt- ridden farmer committed suicide
Barnala : 40-year-old debt- ridden farmer committed suicide

Barnala : 40-year-old debt- ridden farmer committed suicide

A 40-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide in Cheema village in Barnala apparently due to crop failure and debt burden on Wednesday.

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Barnala : 40-year-old debt- ridden farmer committed suicide
Barnala : 40-year-old debt- ridden farmer committed suicide

The deceased has been identified as Joginder Singh (40). Joginder Singh committed suicide by consuming pesticide at his residence, police officials said.

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Barnala : 40-year-old debt- ridden farmer committed suicide
Barnala : 40-year-old debt- ridden farmer committed suicide

Joginder Singh  , who owned 2 acres of agriculture land at Cheema , had suffered losses due to drop in crop production and was under debt of Rs 6  lakh.

Barnala : 40-year-old debt- ridden farmer committed suicide
Barnala : 40-year-old debt- ridden farmer committed suicide

Meanwhile,  the police has registered a case in the matter. Further probe was underway, police said.