Electricity cable thief electrocuted in Anambra

A man whose identity is yet to be known has been electrocuted in Ezinifite Anambra state on Sunday where he made attempt to steal electricity cable from a transformer.

Police command who announced the incident say he was found electrocuted by the transformer.

The police say, the armoured cable he was making attempt to steal sparked and got him electrocuted while he died at the spot hanging.

Mr. Ayeni Oluwadare, the Aguata Divisional Police Officer, led some officers of the police to the scene of the incident, they rushed the man to Aguata General hospital where he was certified dead by a  medical doctor.

The corps have since been deposited in the hospital mortuary hoping that his relatives will come and claim it.

The police say they have commenced effort to uncover the deceased identity.

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