Youth loses huge amount of money in IPL betting, commits suicide
In a very tragic and shocking incident, a youth from Barpeta allegedly committed suicide after he lost a huge amount of money while betting in the ongoing cricket matches of the Indian Premier League.
The deceased identified as Gitartha Pathak, was allegedly involved in IPL betting but in the last few days he was losing his bet over most of the matches. And the debt amount was so high that he was unable to repay back to the people he had allegedly taken loan from.
IPL betting costs a youth’s life
Unable to bear the mounting loan along with pressure and tension, on May 20 he finally decided to take his life by jumping into the Mora Nodi River. On being intimated by the locals, police launched a search operation and his body was recovered on Monday by the river banks.
Currently, the police is investigating the matter to figure out the exact reason behind his suicide.
It may be mentioned that over the last few days, numerous reports of gambling rackets related to the IPL matches have been busted by the police. It assumed that Gitartha might have been a victim of such racket.