Published On : Mon, Oct 29th, 2018

Debt-ridden cloth trader commits suicide at his shop in Khamla

Nagpur: A debt-ridden businessman allegedly committed suicide at his cloth shop in Khamla two days ago. The suicide came to light on Monday afternoon as foul smell started emanating from his shop named Muskan Collections. Upon information, a team of Pratap Nagar police reached the spot and opened the door of the shop and found the cloth trader Sudhir Batra (45) hanging to ceiling fan.

According to sources, Sudhir Batra reportedly committed suicide two days ago. He has two daughters aged 10 and 12 and a son aged 14. Sudhir was depressed since the past one year due to debt.

He was allegedly being harassed by some creditors. He was residing in rented house in Sonegaon area. Sudhir was running his Muskan Collections in Khamla on Rs 15,000 rent. It is learnt that Sudhir had made a suicide bid six months back as well. But shelved the plan at behest of a social activist.