A farmer from Malwala village allegedly ended his life by consuming a poisonous substance on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Baljit Singh, 42, who was under debt. He is survived by his wife and two children.
As per residents of the village, due to the debt that ran in lakhs of rupees, Baljit was under mental stress for past few months. After getting the post-mortem done, the police handed over the body to family members.
The BKU (Lakhowal) demanded the debt waiver, Rs 10 lakh compensation and a government job to one of the family members.