Man Stealing Transformer Cables Gets Electrocuted

Man hanging on high-tension

A man yet to be identified has been electrocuted while trying to steal transformer cables in Lambu village in Tofa Local Government Area of Kano.

The incident according to reports happened in the early hours of Wednesday morning, 19th January 2022.

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Naziru Lambu, a resident of the village told sources that the man ran out of luck after he was electrocuted having succeeded in removing some of the cables in the transformer.

"The suspect was found hanging dead on the transformer alongside his phone and SIM cards." Lambu said.

He also added that officials from the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, police and representatives of the Kano Electricity and Distribution Company (KEDCO) have arrived at the scene to inspect the incident, he added.

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Najib Sani while sharing photos of the electrocuted man on the transformer on Facebook wrote;


One of the thieves that have gone to steal Lambu fegi transformer has been electrocuted to death!!”

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