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23-Year-Old Man Dies By Suicide After Being Harassed By Loan App Operators In Chennai

Chennai: A 23-year-old man was on Tuesday found hanging from the ceiling of his house. identified as 23-year-old Narendran, the allegedly killed himself after receiving threats from loan app operators in Chennai.Also Read – Refused New Bike And Mobile Phone, 18-year-old Commits Suicide In Ghaziabad

The deceased was working at an IT firm in Perungudi. Soon after his death was reported, the MGR Nagar Police initiated a probe and the preliminary information given by Narendran’s family stated that he had borrowed Rs 33,000 through a loan app. Also Read – 3 Locals Swept Away After High Tide in Hooghly Hits Nimtala Ghat in Kolkata, 2 Rescued

Even after he repaid the loan, the loan app customer service operators had been constantly calling him and allegedly threatening him saying that he needed to pay Rs 33,000 more. Also Read – Viral Video: 3 Chennai College Boys Carry Sharp Weapons to Perform Stunt on Moving Train, Arrested | Watch

As per reports, the techie had borrowed Rs 50,000 from a family member and paid it back to the loan app operator. However, Narendran was again contacted by the loan app customer service demanding more money. Moreover, they verbaly abused him and threatened to release obscene images of him to his family and friends.

Apart from this, the loan app team also sent messages and made phone calls to Narendran’s friends, speaking ill of him and claiming that he didn’t pay back his loan. Unable to take the harassment from the loan operators, Narendran, who was alone in his home, died by suicide.

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