Farmer ends life in Nashik

A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide in Dahivad village of Devla taluka here, police said on Thursday.

Updated: Sep 13, 2012, 12:58 PM IST

Nashik: A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide in Dahivad village of Devla taluka here, police said on Thursday.

Walmik Kashinath Beldar, 59, consumed poison yesterday, police said adding that he succumbed on way to the hospital.

Under stress of the drought situation and heavy loan taken by him, he took the extreme step, police added.
A probe was on in the case, they said.

PTI