A 28-year-old man identified as Suga, has poisoned himself to death after loosing to bet in Nembe LGA, Bayelsa state.
It was learnt that he killed himself on Wednesday after staking a variant of bet9ja with his Boss’s money.
Suga, who hailed from Nembe Local Government Area of the state, allegedly poisoned himself with a substance suspected to be Sniper (insecticide) after using his boss’ money worth N150,000 to play bet9ja virtual games.
A Source told TheNation reports that the deceased, used to run a Bet9ja shop for his unnamed boss in Bassambiri Nembe area of the state.
Source learnt that the huge sum in question was meant for the day’s work before Suga used it for a virtual bet.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Bayelsa State Command, Mr Asinim Butswat, said though the police were aware of the incident, the matter was not officially reported.
“The Divisional Police Officer of Bassambri Nembe said the incident was not reported officially to the police. He, however, said they heard about the incident,” he said.