Man commits suicide after losing huge amount through online rummy in TVM
Thiruvananthapuram: A man who lost money through online rummy game committed suicide here. The deceased was identified as Kuttichal native Vineeth (28), a contract staff at ISRO here. He was found hanged self to death near his residence on December 31. However, it has come to light now that online rummy led to the suicide.
Vineeth’s family stated that he used to play online rummy regularly for the last one year. He played for a huge amount during the lockdown and had a debt of Rs 12 lakh. Later, his relatives and friends managed to clear the debt, but Vineeth continued playing the rummy.
The relatives said that Vineeth has a huge debt of Rs 20 lakh at present. As the financial liability crossed the limits, it resulted in family issues as well. Following this, Vineeth left his house and was brought back home by the police. Soon after this, he ended his life.
(Suicide is not a solution to any problem. Seek the help of a mental health expert if you are in distress. Toll-free helpline number- 1056)