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Gyasehene Commits Suicide After Losing GHc120,000 Bet In The AFCON Game

The Gyasehene of Dawuriso in the Asante Akyem North District of the Ashanti Region named has reportedly committed suicide after losing a huge sum of money to bet in the ongoing African Cup of Nations game.

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According to reports, the 76-year-old retired educationist shot himself on Thursday, 13th January after using the money belonging to some cocoa farmers in the community to stake the bet but unfortunately lost the bet.

The Chief was said to have carried out the callous act after asking his son to prepare him porridge for breakfast.

Reports say the late chief discussed the circumstances surrounding his indebtedness to his colleague cocoa farmers in the district together with his family and they promised to help him raise the said amount but failed.

The late chief was the treasurer of the cocoa farmers in the Asante Akyem North area, according to Nana Amoako Gyampo of Class Media Group, and it was assumed that he had collected GHS120,000 for the bet.

Someone persuaded the late chief to gamble the money on the ongoing Afcon games to double it, Nana Amoako Gyampo told Accra100.5FM’s mid-day news.

However, it is unclear which club or match the late chief backed. According to Nana Amoako, the late chief was required to account for the funds by Monday, January 17, 2022.

According to Nana Amoako, the late chief’s aspirations were dashed on Thursday, January 13, 2022, when he was unable to recoup half of the money he had lost through gambling, prompting him to commit himself.

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