‘Harassed’ by lender supervisor over loan refund, Jodhpur farmer ends life | Jaipur News

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Sher Singh (55)

JODHPUR: Some farmer committed suicide supposedly after neglected to refund crop loan . He’s been identified as Sher Singh (55) who is allegedly under stress as a result of alleged threats and harassment from the director of this lender insisting him to reimburse loan. Jagmal Singh, brother of the deceased, has filed a complaint in the police station against the bank supervisor holding him accountable for its suicide.
SHO (Khedapa) Kesharam stated an FIR was filed against the bank supervisor under Section 306 of IPC (abetment of suicide) and analysis was initiated.
Jagmal stated that his brother had obtained a loan of Rs 3 lakh out of UCO Bank‘s Osian division at 2015 on Kisan Credit Card.
“After accepting loan, he awakened a tubewell on his 40 bigha land and started farming. He reduced some installments but couldn’t do it frequently because of a unforeseeable reasons,” Jagmal explained. He explained that the bank had issued notices to him in February and next at March directing him to clear the dues.
“Even then the supervisor was able to go to my brother persuading him to clean the dues and threatened him if he didn’t clear the outstanding amount, he’d lose his territory and face legal actions. My brother couldn’t concentrate on sowing under the strain of losing his property and attempted to arrange cash to repay the loan and interest but could not. He had been under stress for previous couple of days and was barely talking to anyone,” Jagmal explained.
“And if he couldn’t endure the strain, he jumped into a pond of the village Chandrakh at Osian on Sunday. He left behind five daughters and wife. We need justice from authorities and the authorities,” Jagmal explained.
Based on bank note, Sher Singh had an outstanding quantity of Rs ,32,208, excluding interest sum. Kesharam explained that bank warrant was issued against him for retrieval in March that was glued at his home as he neglected to pay any installation.

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