According to Daily Nation,a university student from Migori county has hang himself after losing thousands of shillings in sports betting.
The Kenyatta University student committed suicide on Wednesday night after losing KSh 80,000 during the Germany vs Italy Euro quarter final match.
The deceased, who was staying in Nairobi, traveled to his village in Uriri after the loss and hanged himself behind his mother’s house.
He left behind a note indicating that the money he was given to pay college fees had disappeared in betting and he saw no need of living.
This sad incident brings to light the dangers of sport betting that seems to have taken over the Nation.