Abuja – A 35-year-old man has been electrocuted to
death in Kano State allegedly trying to vandalise a fenced public transformer.
Identified as Jamilu Adamu, the deceased has died in
Maigari, Hotoro Area in Kano.
Kano Electricity Distribution Company Plc (KEDCO)
spokesperson, Mohammed Kandi, said the victim was found dead with some tools
including spanners in his possession.
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“Judging by the whitish burn on his palm and a huge open
gash on his left arm, it is highly likely that power was restored while he was
operating, resulting in electric shock, and the ceramic insulator of the
bushing shattering to cause the wound on his arm,” said Kandi.
Witness reported the deceased was seen loitering around the
substation area three days earlier, claiming he was in the area to visit a
- CAJ News