Warangal Urban: A farmer committed suicide by consuming pesticide at his cotton field at Kothapet village, Warangal mandal in the district on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as D Raju (33) of the same village.
The relatives said that Raju, who owns one acre of land, had taken six acres of land on lease and cultivated cotton. He had borrowed about Rs 5 lakh to meet the crop expenditure.
However, the cotton crop was damaged severely due to recent rains and the remaining cotton was blackened. Following this, Raju had slipped into depression and took the extreme step. He is survived by his wife and two sons.