Man commits suicide by jumping off NSSF building

Man commits suicide by jumping off NSSF building

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Relatives pick the body of their loved one after allegedly committing suicide by jumping from 8th floor of NSSF building on December 1, 2016. PHOTO:GEORGE OTIENO

Mombasa,KENYA:A man has committed suicide by jumping off NSSF building in Mombasa.

According to eyewitnesses, the man had gone to consult a doctor on the 8th floor of NSSF building.

Reports indicate after seeing the doctor, he allegedly excused himself to go to the toilet but jumped to his death through the window.

“He asked for keys to go to the toilet and as he was walking along the corridor, he jumped off the building through a window and fell on the 1st floor’, said one eyewitness.

He hit his head on the concrete and died instantly.

It was not immediately established why the deceased took his life but  its alleged he was suffering from high blood pressure and had been visiting the doctor regularly.

Deputy OCPD Urban Mr. Patrick Njoroge confirmed the incident but said police were yet to fully compile a report on the unfortunate death.

The family of the deceased picked his body for burial according to Islamic rights.

This incidence occurred a day after another man threw himself off Cannon Towers building in Mombasa.