Man Gets Electrocuted While Vandalizing Electricity Cables In Kano

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In what will come across as a really startling development, a middle-aged man was in the midnight Monday electrocuted on a high tension cable belonging to Kano Electricity Company.

The spokesman the company, Ibrahim Shawai said the man was electrocuted when power was restored while he was trying to steal the cables.

He said the deceased and his gang had been moving about vandalizing cables but when the unfortunate incident happened, they fled, leaving the remains their colleague behind.

Shawai expressed worry that increasing vandalization their cables and other equipment calls for serious measures from both communities and agencies.

He said right now the company is running on multiple losses a lack payments of tariffs and the theft of their equipment.

When contacted, DSP Haruna Kiwaya, spokesman the Police Command, said the matter is under investigation.