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Debt-ridden Nashik farmer commits suicide

Vishnu Murlidhar Shinde, 45, who owned 44 acres of land, ended his life by hanging himself in his house.

india Updated: Nov 09, 2006 14:24 IST

A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide at Murambi village in tribals- dominated Igatpuri taluk ofNashik district, police said on Thursday.

Vishnu Murlidhar Shinde, 45, who owned 44 acres of land, ended his lifeon Wednesdayby hanging himself in his house, they said.

Shinde was frustrated as heavy rain damaged his crop and he could not repay mounting debts, police said.

First Published: Nov 09, 2006 14:24 IST