03 May 04:
Online lottery have claimed a life at Burdwan yesterday night. So
claims the son of Nemai Chandra Saha, the deceased. Saha, an
ex-servicemen retired from Indian Navy on 2001, committed suicide at his Shankharipukur, Burdwan
residence yesterday night.
His son Dipanjan Saha, a 2nd year student at the ploy-technique
college informed that, his father was obsessed with lottery
tickets after he retired from the navy. Recently he grew up habit
of buying online lottery tickets. "He has blown up his entire
savings on the lottery. He have even borrowed more than Rs.
3,50,000 from different sources to continue with his dream of
hitting the jackpot one day" added Dipanjan.
The police officials informed, "an unnatural death case has
been registered & the body was sent for post mortem today.
Although the enquiry is on, the primary findings reveled that he
committed suicide due to financial crunch. We cannot comment now,
why he faced such crunch."