Tragedy: Apprentice commits suicide after losing boss’ N150k to gambling in Bayelsa
It is learnt that the deceased staked the money on a virtual game which lasts less than two minutes and is controlled by computers.
It was further learnt that the deceased simply identified as Suga used the money realised on the day of the incident to play the virtual game.
An eyewitness said;
“Suga, not knowing how to explain the situation to his boss, made him to take his own life.”
This increases the number of people who have died from betting and gambling since last year in the state to three.
Reacting to the sad incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Asinim Butswat said though the police is aware of the incident, it has not been reported officially.
“The Divisional Police Officer of Bassambri Nembe said the incident was not reported officially to the police. He, however, said they heard about the incident.”