Two debt—ridden cotton farmers allegedly committed suicide by consuming insecticide in Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, police said on Saturday.

Ramadudu Rajesham (42), a cotton farmer of Kothappali village took the extreme step on Friday after he was unable to repay a loan amount and suffered losses due to scanty rainfall, they said.

Narige Sampath (35), another debt ridden cotton farmer ended his life at Mulugupalli village under Maha Mutharam police limits, IG (Special) Anil Kumar said.

He said that Mr. Sampath had borrowed money for the cotton crop which did not yeild any result due to water scarcity.


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