Thief electrocuted as he tries to steal electrical materials

The man whose identity has not yet been made public was found hanging on the electric pole in the said area several hours after his electrocution.

Yabaleftonline.ng reported that the deceased’s body was spotted later by residents after it had remained hanging on the electric pole overnight.

Further reports indicated that the incident resulted in a total power outage in the area and emergency services were called to the scene and the dead body was removed from the pole and taken away.

Prior to the incident, residents are reported to have said that there had been incessant stealing of electrical materials in the area which affects power supply to them.

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