A top government official has died while partying with a woman at a club. According to information, the chief collapsed and died at a popular bar in Nyahururu Town, Laikipia County of Kenya.
Police have launched investigations into an incident.
According to The Kenyans, Mr Samuel Mangu Kahiru, 50, who was the chief of Madaraka in Ol Joro Orok Constituency, was reportedly indulging at the bar in the company of an unknown woman.
An eyewitness revealed that Mr Mangu had gone outside to pick something from his vehicle before he suddenly collapsed at the entrance of the bar.
“He had not been pushed or tripped. He just dropped at the entrance.
“It was all a bit chaotic as some people started giving him first aid and some people had crowded around him before police officers arrived and took him to hospital,” the Nation quotes the witness who sought anonymity.
Nyandarua North Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD) Timon Odingo noted that the Chief was a daily customer at the joint.
“An attendant at the bar only identified as Esther called us and informed us that a man who was her daily customer had been standing near the entrance of the bar when he suddenly collapsed.
“We rushed to the scene and found a group of people trying to administer first aid on him in a bid to save his life,” said the OCPD.
The deceased was rushed to Good Hope Hospital in Nyahururu Town but was pronounced dead on arrival. However, it has was gathered that the woman he came to the party with disappeared after the incident.
Police information has revealed that the man might have had a cardiac arrest but further investigations would be conducted to ascertain the cause of his death.