Suspected vandal electrocuted while stealing transformer cables in Kano (graphic photos)

In Lambu village, Tofa Local Government Area, Kano, an unidentified individual was electrocuted while attempting to steal transformer cables.

According to reports, the incident occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, January 19.

Naziru Lambu, a rural resident, told Daily Trust that the man who was electrocuted had already removed some of the transformer’s cables and kept them near the transformer.

He claimed that adjacent people heard the sound of an electrical spark in the middle of the night, as well as the man’s cry before he died.

The suspect was also discovered dead on the transformer, along with his phone and SIM cards, according to Lambu.

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

See graphic photos below…

Suspected vandal electrocuted while stealing transformer cables in Kano (graphic photos)
Suspected vandal electrocuted while stealing transformer cables in Kano (graphic photos)
Suspected vandal electrocuted while stealing transformer cables in Kano (graphic photos)
Suspected vandal electrocuted while stealing transformer cables in Kano (graphic photos)
Suspected vandal electrocuted while stealing transformer cables in Kano (graphic photos)
Suspected vandal electrocuted while stealing transformer cables in Kano (graphic photos)

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