Asia Cup 2016: Pakistani man loses bet, commits suicide

Islamabad, March 4: A 50-year-old Pakistani man committed suicide after he bet a month's salary on an Asia Cup 2016 T20 cricket match between Pakistan and Bangladesh which his country lost on Wednesday (March 2).

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Muhammad Shafiq, a junior clerk in the Punjab irrigation department, was on Thursday (March 3) found hanging from a fan in his office, Dawn online reported on Friday (March 4).

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His brother Muhammad Ramzan said Shafiq had gambled his salary of Rs.30,000 on the match. "My brother committed suicide after losing money on the match."


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