EastleighA Tanzanian national was stoned to death and lynched in Nairobi after he killed two people over a ksh 30,000 gambling loss.

John Barnabas Mchanga was stoned by an irate public after he stabbed three people, killing two of them at City View Bar in Eastleigh, Nairobi. The violence broke out shortly after midnight after John Barnabas went to confront the management of City View Bar, The Daily Nation reports.

Police said Mr Mchanga went to the manager’s office and found Winfred Mbuvi aged 40, and demanded a free play, but she turned him down.

That set off Mchanga who pulled out a Somali-style sword then stabbed and slashed Mbuvi to death.

A security guard, Mr James Lutea, tried to rescue her but was also fatally stabbed.

The gambler also stabbed another guard, Mr Kevin Ogada, who was being treated in a hospital and was listed in a serious condition.

Source: Daily Nation