A dramatic video of a civilian beating a police officer at the Nairobi CBD has emerged.
The video which has since gone viral shows the man reign a blow on the officer which landed the officer on the ground.
The police officer was reportedly trying to arrest the man who had attempted to commit suicide.
The unidentified man climbed a traffic lights post and threatened to commit suicide by throwing himself down.
He however failed to get through with the plan and upon coming down an angry mob had surrounded him.
The police officer he wrestled to the ground was one of the officers who attempted to arrest him after the incident.
Onlookers however helped the police officers to arrest him.
Here is the video;