kayoleDrama unfolded over the weekend in Kayole, Nairobi when a man’s attempt to commit suicide was thwarted by residents and Kenya Power.

The distraught man had climbed atop an electricity pole and was dangling by the electricity lines when residents risked their lives to save him from himself. Thanks to Kenya Power, power supply had been shut off in the area.

According to witness reports, the man was later given a dog’s beating after the incident.

Here is that chilling video:

I always knew those frequent blackouts would come good for something.