TUTICORIN: The Tuticorin police on Wednesday booked three males on modifications of usury and abetment of suicide after a 37-year-old man ended his life on Monday.
The deceased has been recognized as I Suresh of Kovilpatti in Tuticorin district. The police narrowed down on the accused primarily based on the suicide be aware left behind by Suresh.
Suresh, who labored in a cotton godown and was engaged within the cotton commerce, was married to Sudha. The couple have a son and a daughter. Their daughter was born final week.
In his suicide be aware, Suresh apologised to his spouse for leaving her helpless and said that he was left with no different alternative. He talked about that he was harassed by usurers and talked about their names and cell numbers within the be aware.
The be aware additional revealed that Suresh had borrowed Rs 2 lakh from a pal’s father for a month-to-month rate of interest of 10% to start out his enterprise. He alleged that he had repaid Rs 16 lakh as curiosity during the last 12 years however the lender had continued to harass him by asking him to repay the precept quantity. Suresh additionally alleged that he had been threatened by the cash lenders saying they might goal his household. He added that they’d refused to present him time to promote his home and repay them.
Over the previous couple of days, Suresh was upset over this and the lenders began coming residence and harassing him. Following this, Suresh hanged himself at residence.
Based mostly on his suicide be aware and a criticism from the household, the Kovilpatti East police arrested Maharajan, 40, and Manoj, 26, and launched a seek for Shanmugathurai, 60.