Student commits suicide after losing Euro bet

A Kenyatta University student committed suicide after losing a football bet.

The student who was found hanging behind his mother’s house in Ondome, Uriri on Wednesday after losing Sh. 80,000 bet in the game between Italy ad Germany.

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.

He put Sh40,000 on a Germany win and a similar amount on an Italy victory – both in normal time – but the match ended in a draw in that time.