Monday, March 14, 2016
Kabianga University Student Takes Own Life After Sportpesa Loss-Photo
A university student could not imagine losing his tuition fees to Sportspesa and opted to commit suicide. The Kabianga student had placed all his tuition with the hope of winning a jackpot.
Edwin Mogaka is said to have hanged himself from a tree in a nearby thicket in the institution. Mogaka reportedly placed a bet between the Chelsea Vs Liverpool with the later won 3-1.
Sportspesa is the largest sports betting company in Kenya. Many Kenyans have lost substantial amounts of money while others have hit it big.
Incidences of Kenyans committing suicide are not new but the betting company keeps on attracting new subscribers.
Other companies like Betway have joined the fray to get a piece of the piece from Kenyans appetite for quick money.