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Farmer commits suicide due to heavy loan burden

Unable to bear the loan burden, a farmer of Nuapali village under Bheden police station in Bargarh district has committed suicide. Police today said Bhagaban Pradhan (35)had consumed pesticides and died in Bargarh district headquarters hospital where he was rushed by his family members.

Heavy loan burden was stated to be the main reason behind the suicide, family sources claimed.

The farmer had availed loan from banks and cooperative societies. Last year he sold a portion of his land and repaid some amount of the loans.

He was under severe mental depression as he could not clear up the loan and decided to end his life by consuming pesticide,his elder brother Narayan Pradhan said.

The district administration is conducting an enquiry to ascertain the real reason behind the suicide of the farmer.

DHABA Owners Nabbed for Selling Adulterated Liquor

As many as 13 persons including seven DHABA owners were arrested by Bargarh police on Wednesday for allegedly selling liquor illegally.

Police also seized large quantities of IMFL and outsill liquor from the DHABA. All those arrested have been forwarded to court.

DHABA owners are Bijay Bhoi, Gobinda Sahu, Tarjit Singh, Gouranga Patel, Sriram Suna, Purandar Yadav and Rakesh Behera. Among the others arrested are two IMFL shop owners Ghanshyam Karmi and Mohammad Sakil, oustill liquor shop owners Philips Nanda, two IMFL outlet managers Nandkishore Tiwari and Manoj Sahu and one country liquor vendor Lochan Meher. Additional SP, Parul Gupta, said the IMFL shop owners in nexus with the ‘dhaba’ owners were selling liquor in violation of Odisha Excise Rules. Informing that three IMFL outlets were closed after their involvement in the illegal trade was found, she said steps would be taken to get their licence cancelled.

She added that there have been reports of ‘dhaba’ owners adulterating the liquor to give customers extra kick. She said that the seized liquor would be sent for laboratory test to ascertain the fact and action would be taken accordingly.

Recket of forgery matriculation certificates came to fore, three arrested

Recket of forgery matriculation certificates came to fore, three arrestedBargarh town police arrested Sarat kumar Ratha, on charges of printing and supplying forged matriculation certificates. He runs an open school.

Police have also seized a scanner, computers and various documents from his possession besides detaining two other youths. They have been identified as Tilak Rout of Bargarh town and Umesh Kumar Sahu of Bhinjetora village in Bhatli block.

The youths has been arrested for trying to get admission in Panchayat Junior College here by using forged certificates procured from Ratha.

Sources said the incident came to fore after the principal in-charge of the college Pandaba Behera lodged an FIR over submission of fake certificates by nine applicants for admission into Plus Two. Acting on the complaint, police began investigation and found that Ratha had provided the forged certificates to the applicants after charging Rs.12,000 for each certificate.

A case has been registered. Efforts are on to nab the other seven applicants.

2 Killed as Train Rams into Car

Two persons were killed and one critically injured when a train rammed into their four-wheeler at unmanned railway crossing on the outskirts of Khemesara village here on Saturday.

The deceased are secretary of Narayan Service Co-operative Society at Satlama, Santanu Bisi (50) and Co-operative extension officer of Bargarh Central Co-operative Bank, Durlaba Pradhan (55). The injured driver of the four-wheeler Ganesh Khamari has been admitted to Barpali community health centre.

The three had gone to Khemesara, about five km from Barpali, to review a godown for stocking of paddy by the co-operative society. On their way back while they were crossing the unmanned railway crossing, the Howrah-Jagdalpur Samaleswari Express rammed into the vehicle dragging it on the tracks for about 100 metres.

Villagers rushed to the spot and retrieved the three trapped in the vehicle. While Bisi died on the spot, Pradhan succumbed at the VSS Medical where he was admitted soon after the mishap.

Following the accident, villagers demanded upgradation of the unmanned level crossing. The angry locals also resorted to stone pelting in which, a Railway Police Force (RPF) constable Karunakar Sahu was injured.

Employment: Office of the district judge, Bargarh

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Employment: Office of the district judge, Bargarh