Following crop loss due to wandering livestock, a farmer shoots himself.

Om Prakash (35) of Shahbazpur village, near Bisalpur Kotwali police station, reportedly shot himself on the chest in his agricultural field . He had taken loans from both banks and moneylenders at high interest but was unable to repay .

Pilibhit: On Friday evening, after suffering repeated crop losses as a result of stray cattle, Om Prakash (35) of Shahbazpur village, near Bisalpur Kotwali police station, reportedly shot himself on the chest in his agricultural field.Prakesh's wife, Mamta Devi, said he had taken loans from both banks and moneylenders at high interest but was unable to repay because he was enduring losses as a result of injuries to crops caused by stray cattle.He would spend his nights in the field to chase away the stray cattle.After dinner, he left home at 8 p.m. on Friday and headed to the field.

According to prima facie evidence, police suspect murder by suicide.If we discover that private moneylenders were charging a higher interest rate than RBI norms, civil action will be taken, according to Rishi Kant Rajvanshi, SDM, Bisalpur circle.Keshav Agarwal is