Cricket fan commits suicide after losing from Bangladesh on Thursday

A Pakistani cricket fan has committed suicide after the disappointed deafeat of his team by Bangladesh in Asia Cup t20. According to the details 50 year old Muhammad Shafiq took his life after hanging himself with the fan of his office the day after Pakistan lost to Bangladesh. Shafiq was a clerk in Punjab irrigation department and had bet all his salary Rs 30,000 and after losing he finished his life. His brother has confirmed the suicide on ThursdayMuhammad Shafiq, 50, committed suicide a day after the match as he lost money in a bet on the cricket match, the deceased’s brother Muhammad Ramzan confirmed. As Shafiq went to his house Wednesday night his wife asked for money and he went to his office. When he did not come back his wife went to office next morning but found his dead body hanging with the fan.


Police administrators gave over the body to Shafiq’s family after conducting  postmortem and other legal procedures. Shafiq left behind four children and a wife.

“Shafiq had been a gambler for several years. His suicide came as a result of Pakistan’s defeat, which costed him Rs30,000,” Ramzan said.