Stunned woman says she will kill herself if she loses life savings

Chase Bank customers read a closure notice of the bank at Mama Ngina Street branch in Nairobi on April 7, 2016 after it was put under receivership by the Central Bank of Kenya. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Ms Rosemary Wanja on Thursday said she had saved over Sh3 million with the bank’s Nakuru branch, adding she was “bitter because the proceeds of my life of hustling are locked in there and I just can’t sit back and watch the money disappear”.
  • She blames the managers for her predicament because she had approached them several times seeking to withdraw her savings from a fixed deposit account as soon as speculation on the bank’s stability started.

A woman has threatened to commit suicide over what she says are lifetime savings that have been locked up at Chase Bank, now in receivership.

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