A yet to be identified man has been electrocuted while trying to steal transformer cables in Lambu village in Tofa Local Government Area of Kano.
According to reports, the incident was said to have happened in the early hours of Wednesday morning, 19th January 2022.
A resident of the village, Naziru Lambu, told Daily Trust that the man ran out of luck after he was electrocuted having succeeded in removing some of the cables in the transformer.
Lambu also said the suspect was found hanging dead on the transformer alongside his phone and SIM cards.
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.
Sharing photos of the electrocuted man on the transformer, Najib Sani wrote on Facebook;
One of the thieves that have gone to steal Lambu fegi transformer have been electrocuted to death!!”