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Man commits suicide after he fails to pay bank loans

A suicide note confessed that he took the step as he was not able to pay off his loans

By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati
  • Published 14.03.20, 12:56 AM
  • Updated 14.03.20, 12:56 AM
  • a min read
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The police said Dipankar, allegedly a loan agent of a government bank in Nalbari, had processed a loan of Rs 11 lakh for Dhiren but duped Dhiren for Rs 7 lakh and given only Rs 4 lakh. (Shutterstock)

Dhiren Kalita of Ranakuchi allegedly committed suicide on Friday after he failed to pay bank loans amounting to Rs 11 lakh.

A police source said according to the victim’s family, Kalita hanged himself in the wee hours.

A suicide note confessed that he took the step as he was not able to pay off his loans, claiming that one Dipankar Kalita had cheated him in the processing of a loan.

The police said Dipankar, allegedly a loan agent of a government bank in Nalbari, had processed a loan of Rs 11 lakh for Dhiren but duped Dhiren for Rs 7 lakh and given only Rs 4 lakh.

The police have detained Dipankar for questioning.

Some other employees of the bank are allegedly engaged in a loan scam.