A 40-year-old Kenyan man committed suicide in Nairobi on Monday following a gambling spree at a casino where he lost millions of shillings.
The man identified as Richard Wangai, jumped from the seventh floor of Adlife Plaza located near Yaya Centre in Nairobi’s Kilimani area after he allegedly lost 15 million shillings.
Police from Kilimani Police Station said the gambler arrived at the building at 4 pm and remained there until 5 pm when he killed himself by jumping from the top floor, where the casino is located.
Police allegedly found some tablets in the deceased’s pocket before his body was moved to City Mortuary. An investigation into the incident was launched immediately.