Hassan youth commits suicide after losing big while betting on cricket

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Hassan youth commits suicide after losing big while betting on cricket

Hassan youth commits suicide after losing big while betting on cricket

Bhavana S   ¦    Apr 19, 2019 03:07:59 PM (IST)

Hassan youth commits suicide after losing big while betting on cricket-1Hassan: A diploma student committed suicide in Hassan after he suffered a huge loss in a T20 cricket betting racket.

The deceased has been identified as Latesh Kumar (25), a resident of Badukarahalli village in the Alur taluk.

In their complaint to the Alur police, his parents informed that he was depressed for the past one month as he lost a large sum of money while betting on cricket matches. Since he was unable to pay the amount, he committed suicide by consuming poison.

According to his parents, Kumar consumed poison on April 15 and died in a hospital in Hassan city on Thursday, April 18.