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Overwhelmed by debt, man commits suicide

  • Published at 10:35 pm April 23rd, 2019
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Unable to cope with the pressure, he became anxious and decided to commit suicide

A man allegedly committed suicide in his apartment in Nutun Bazar area of Magura on Monday night. 

The deceased, Utpal Saha, 47, a wholesale trader of grocery and stationary items, has left behind a wife and a daughter. 

Magura Sadar police station Officer-in-Charge Sirajul Islam said: “After investigation, we found that he owed around Tk25 lakh to several moneylenders. He borrowed the money to fund his business.

“Also, store owners owed him over Tk40 lakh for products he had supplied.” 

He recently made attempts to collect his dues, but failed. He was also being pressurized by the moneylenders to repay his debts, OC Sirajul added. 

Unable to cope with the pressure, Utpal became anxious and decided to commit suicide, the police officer claimed.