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Drama as ‘suicidal’ man’s effort to jump off building rooftop is foiled

By Winnie Onyando September 27th, 2022 1 min read

A man who threatened to kill himself by jumping off the roof top of Diamond Plaza Parklands, Nairobi was dramatically rescued as curious members of the public watched and filmed the incident from down below.

In a video that has gone viral on various social media platforms, the man is seen making attempts to jump.

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As the makes halfhearted attempts to jump, someone in the crowd is heard saying the man is seeking ‘attention’.

“He will not jump. Maybe he just wants to be filmed. If he wanted to jump, he would have done it a long time ago. But let us wait and see,” one of the onlookers is heard saying.

Another one is heard saying that the man might actually throw himself down.

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“Stress is real. He might actually throw himself down. Things might get worse,” the man says.

The man goes on with his antics for a few minutes men in dark suits make their way to the rooftop to rescue the man. But when the man spots them, he descends to the balcony just below the rooftop.

However, his rescuers manage to grab him and pull him safety. Not police report has been issued about the incident.

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