Tanzanian student hangs to death after loosing a bet in Liverpool/Madrid match

Sunday May 27 2018

Liverpool FC's fans react at the fan zone in

Liverpool FC's fans react at the fan zone in Kiev on May 26, 2018, after the 2018 UEFA Champions League final football match between Real Madrid and Liverpool FC.  Volodymyr Shuvayev / AFP  

By The Citizen Reporter

Mbeya. One man, identified as Mr Moses Mashaka from Sinde ward in Mbeya Region has been found dead in his room on Sunday. The man hanged to death after he lost a betting over yesterday’s match between Real Madrid and Liverpool, police preliminary reports confirmed. Real Madrid won the match (3-1 goals). 

Mbeya Regional Police Commander Musa Kaibu confirmed this report. Mr Kaibu said he received the preliminary reports at 10a.m. Mr Mashaka was a second year students  at St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT). He was a second year student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Education.  RPC Kaibu informed The Citizen that the landlady is the one who reported the case to the police. The case is still being investigated, RPC Kaibu said.