In a horrific incident a farmer attempted suicide by consuming poison in front of the forest department officials on Tuesday. The incident took place at around 12 pm at Chinora village in Warora Tehsil in Chandrapur district.
According to the sources, the victim identified as Vilas Deolkar, was carrying out farming activities on the land which was encroached by forest department. Deolkar had consumed an insecticide which is used for agricultural purpose.
When the officials investigated about the incident, the farmer informed that he has inherited the land from his farther. He also said to the officials that he has a family of eight people to feed and the land is the only source of income.
As per the information received, the farmer took the extreme step after he was informed that the land belongs to the forest department and he would have to evacuate the land.
The forest officials informed the seniors and also took Deolkar to a local hospital , where he is being currently treated.
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