Fear of debt: A farmer commits suicide by consuming pesticides.
The incident took place in the village of Hulagabali in Athani Taluk, where a farmer was
killed by sterilization.
Babu Kaboor, 45, a farmer, committed suicide. It is learned that Athani Syndicate Bank has
borrowed 2 lakhs 80,000 and lenders at PKPS Bank including 30 thousand for sugarcane
crop. The cane crop has also been completely destroyed by the recent flood, which has
killed a cane sprayer who feared a debt and committed suicide.
A complaint has been lodged at the Athani police station.
RAMANNA. S.DODDANINGAPPAGOL SACHI TV ATHANI