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GEB employee committed suicide after harrasment from money lenders

GEB employee committed suicide after harrasment from money lenders

GEB employee committed suicide after harrasment from money lenders
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An employee working as a clerk in Gujarat Energy Development Corporation has committed suicide after harrasment from money lenders. The wife of the victim has demanded strict action against the responsible. Expressing anger against the money lenders she said it's difficult for her to raise her children now and the accused will go through the same fate.

As per available details, Sanjaybhai Bhikhabhai Patanwadia a resident of Malharpura village in Dabhoi taluka, was working as a clerk in the Panigate office of GEB. Despite paying Rs 7 lakh against a capital of Rs 3 lakh, the lenders pressurised him for capital and interest. Sanjay Patanwadia could not bear the increasing harassment and committed suicide.

According to the family, Sanjaybhai Patanwadia, who was caught in the trap of lenders has also trying to sell his Tarsali slum quarters house to get rid of their harrasment. His wife said, on Thursday evening her husband told her about going to show the house to a buyer. Meanwhile he committed suicide in the Tarsali slum quarters.

She further said that, her husband is working in GEB with a salary of 50,000 and borrowed money from the lenders. She allege that inspite of paid Rs 7 lakh against the capital of Rs 3 lakh, the lenders were pressurise for capital and interest. Her husband was in debt up to Rs 1 crore and has committed suicide as he did not suffer from the harassment of lenders. She demand strict action against the responsible to save the others from having the same fate.

Makarpura police have registered the case and further investigating in the case.

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