Kundapur, March 29, 2016 : A 54 year old farmer from Kutyanikal in Halkal village in Jadkal Panchayat has reportedly ended his life by consuming insecticide on March 27, Saturday. It is learnt, mounting debts had driven him to the extreme step.
The deceased is Tangachchan alias KV Thomas. Sources said, the bank which had advanced loan to Thomas had directed him to clear the loan by March end. Unable to find a way, Thomas is learnt to have chosen to end his life.
He had two acres of land where he grew coconut and had also engaged in rubber cultivation.
It is learnt, he ended his life when his wife and son had been to the church.
K Gopal Poojary, Byndoor MLA visited the residence of the famer and consoled his grieving family. Byndoor Police have registered a case of unnatural death. in