Suryapet district: Moneylenders obstruct final rites of govt teacher
Suryapeta, August 12: G. Narendra Babu working as a government teacher committed suicide by hanging himself to a ceiling fan at Sri Sri Nagar here on Thursday morning after moneylenders forced him to repay the money. The police registered a case and shifted the dead body to the government hospital for post-mortem.
Relatives of deceased have moved his body to his native Vijayaraghavapuram village in Munagala mandal after post-mortem. However, moneylenders did not allow the vehicle to enter the village for performing last rites. They stated that Narendra Babu had borrowed Rs 10 crore from them. With the intervention of police, body was transported to crematorium and last rites performed.
According to police, the 55-year-old got addicted to online betting in the recent past and borrowed heavily. Even, his wife is also a government teacher. Babu’s wife and son told police that they are not aware as to what purpose he borrowed money.