Farmer Amrik Singh of Saidowal village committed suicide in Phillaur today. He had gone to the court complex in connection with a land and money dispute case with travel agent Baldev Singh, Jaspal Singh, Harneik Singh and Parminder Singh. Amrik Singh consumed poison in the complex. He had given Rs 4.5 lakh to Baldev. Amrik got a loan from three others after making a deal to sell his land, but neither the travel agent sent Amrik’s daughter abroad nor did he return the money. Meanwhile, the three others filed a case in the civil court to get the land registered on their names.

Farmer consumes poison

Amritsar: Farmer Mukhtar Singh of Bhindi Aulakh Khurd today committed suicide by consuming a poisonous substance. He was under a debt of around Rs 50 lakh.