While getting a loan from a financial institution was never simpler, getting into debt couldn’t be simpler. People have recently been committing suicide in large numbers. Due to online or physical harassment by debt recovery agencies, they are considering this step. Recently, one such occurrence came to light. The incident happened on September 15, Thursday, in the Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand. The 27-year-old woman started arguing with a debt collector because of unpaid loan obligations. As a result, a loan recovery agent ran over a pregnant lady, and she lost her life.
The Hazaribagh Loan Recovery Incident
A piece of disturbing news recently came out from Jharkhand. The horrifying occurrence took place earlier on Thursday in the Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand. The incident’s victim was the daughter of a specially-abled farmer. The victim’s family said that Mahindra Finance Company recovery agents visited the victim’s home. The farmer and the agents then got into an argument. According to reports, Monica protested when the recovery authorities attempted to seize the tractor due to unpaid installments. The farmer’s daughter was three months pregnant and was run over by the tractor after the argument. A case of murder is going on against four persons, including the recovery agents. According to reports, the main suspect claimed himself as the company’s Zonal Manager.
Anand Mahindra’s Tweet On This Incident
On Twitter, Anand Mahindra is popular for setting new trends. On his Twitter handle, he frequently writes encouraging thoughts. He retweeted Anish Shah’s tweet and added the remark “terrible tragedy” to it. Anand Mahindra strongly agreed with Anish Shah’s statement. He continued to express his sorrow to the victim’s family. Earlier, Anish Shah, the chairman of Mahindra Group, released the company’s statement on Twitter after the incident. Anish referred to the situation as a “human tragedy” and pledged assistance to the authorities’ inquiry.
— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) September 16, 2022
“We are deeply saddened and disturbed by the Hazaribagh incident. A human tragedy has occurred. We will investigate this incident from all aspects. We will also undertake an examination of the practice of using third-party collection agencies that have been in existence,” the group’s statement read. The statement added, “We will extend all possible support to the authorities during the investigation into this tragic incident. Above all, we stand with the family in this moment of grief.”
They also revealed that the farmer hadn’t made payments worth Rs 1.2 lakh for the tractor accumulating from the last six months. The police have filed a murder case against the loan recovery agent and a manager of the private lender.