Another alleged farmer suicide in Orissa

A farmer died after drinking poison at village Dhirei under Sadar police limits in Orissa`s Sundargarh district, 110 km from here, the police said on Tuesday.

Last Updated: Dec 29, 2009, 22:16 PM IST

Rourkela: A farmer died after drinking
poison at village Dhirei under Sadar police limits in Orissa`s
Sundargarh district, 110 km from here, the police said on Tuesday.

Police sources said 25-year-old Gurucharan Naik was
rushed to the district headquarter hospital where doctors
declared him brought dead last evening.

The sources said Gurucharan, a marginal farmer was
suspected to have taken the extreme step after being unable to
repay a loan which he had taken from the local cooperative.

The police were investigating the exact cause of death
of the farmer.

PTI