The Gyasehene of Dawuriso in the Asante Akyem North District of the Ashanti Region has committed suicide after losing GH¢120,000 to sports betting.
According to reports, the Chief decided to use the huge sum of money which belongs to some cocoa farmers in the area to bet on the ongoing Africa of Nations.
He shot himself to de@th in the early hours of Thursday, January 13, 2022 in his bedroom.
Reports also had it that the late chief after losing the aforementioned amount to betting discussed the issue surrounding his indebtedness to his colleague cocoa farmers in the district and they agreed to support him raise the amount but failed.
It was revealed that the deceased was the treasurer of the cocoa farmers in the Asante Akyem North district and it was suspected that he had collected money amounting to GHC120,000 for the bet.