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Man commits suicide in Buruburu after quarrel over wife’s phone

A man committed suicide on Sunday after a disagreement with his wife over her mobile phone.

According to the wife, her husband had taken her mobile phone to a shylock as security for a quick loan.

After a heated argument, she left the house to buy vegetables, and upon her return, found him armed with a kitchen knife which she managed to snatch.

According to a police report, she again left for her sister’s house and returned in the evening.

She found the house locked from inside.

After knocking the door several times with no response, she peeped through the window and saw her 26 year-old husband dangling from a rope.


She found a suicide note at the scene in which the deceased appealed to his mother to take care of his wife. His body was taken to city mortuary.

In another suicide, a house help in Buruburu Phase IV was found dead on Sunday.

According to her employer, they returned from Church and found the deceased lying motionless in the sitting room. Police suspect she took poison.

And in Mathare, a 28 year-old woman fell to her death while working at a construction site on Saturday.

The victim fell from the 12th floor of a building that was under construction.

She was rushed to Guru Nanak hospital were she succumbed to her injuries. The body is lying at the morgue awaiting autopsy.