Kenyan teacher COMMITS suic!de after losing money in online casino bet


A Mathematics teacher at Nyamira Boys High School in Kenya has reportedly taken his own life after losing a bet on an online casino.

Nyamira Township Assistant Chief, Johnson Manyara said Kelvin Omwenga died by suicide at his rented house on Wednesday night, June 5, 2024.


The administrator added that the teacher had lost about Sh50,000 in the betting.

Omwenga’s wife had given birth but was not at home when the incident occurred.

She had travelled upcountry after the couple had been informed that Omwenga’s parents were sick. He told his wife to travel home.


Another teacher told the Daily Nation that Omwenga borrowed money from him often, promising to repay ‘soon’.

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‘Omwenga recently took a loan from me. He shared a plan on how the money would be repaid in small bits until everything was settled,’ said the teacher who did not want to be named.

‘I last talked to him on Tuesday. I am really shocked and saddened to learn about his death and the manner in which it is said to have happened. I cannot authoritatively say he killed himself, for that is an issue police need to investigate and make a report.’

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