A tribal farmer allegedly committed suicide owing to mounting debt burden at Parikalabodu Tanda, a tribal hamlet, under Raghunadhapalem gram panchayat limits in Khammam urban mandal, late on Monday night.

Sources said that Tejawath Kalya (50), a tenant farmer, allegedly consumed insecticide at his house around midnight on Monday. He was rushed to a hospital in Khammam where he died while undergoing treatment an hour later.