This month March happens to be the worse month ever as no day will go by without news of death hitting us. The deadly Coronavirus pandemic is however not taking lives rapidly but, Car accidents, Democratic Violence, just to mention few is taking lives of many and it about time we all look into it.
Sport bet has become a thing most young folks are into craving the make money out of it in just a twinkle of an eye. Nevertheless, the same sport bet is taking lives of many leaving some in deep debt after losing on the grounds that, some borrow money from friends to stake it but end up losing.
Videos of instances where young folks cry their heart out after losing bet is just alarming.
However, sad news reaching me has it that, a young Ghanaian boy who resides in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana have committed suicide after losing a sport bet on Sunday, March 21, 2021.
The deceased whose name was given as Hakim had bet with his last 1,000 Ghana cedis hoping to win a whopping amount of 150,000 Ghana cedis at the end of the day only for a team to lose making his dream not to come to pass.
This got him moody as according to report went back home that Sunday night. Just because they knew he had lost his bet, His brother who narrated the said story stated that, they allowed him to have some rest since the bet really got to him.
On Monday morning, Hakim according to report didn’t come out of his room early like he use to so this got his elder sister worried. She tried to check up on him only to find him hang himself to death.
However, the Ghana police have been involved in the sad incident for further investigation on his death.
May His Soul Rest In Perfect Peace!