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Man electrocuted while vandalizing electric transformer

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02 Dec, 2016 In General0 Comments , leave one
Man electrocuted while vandalizing electric transformer
A 35-year-old man,identified as Jamilu Adamu was eletrocuted in kani while trying to fix a fault in the electric transformer.

It was reported that the incident occured in Kawon Maigari, Hotoro of the state on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

The Public Relations Officer of the Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO),Mohammed Kandi discloses the incident to the press in a statement on Thursday, December 1, 2016.

He said:“At the time the police evacuated the corpse, one of the HV bushings of the transformer had been loosened from the base.

“This is an indication that the intention of the deceased was to vandalise the transformer by removing the bushings, and possibly the armoured cable.”

The deceased was seen around Hotoro before the day of the tragedy,Punch News reports.

Adamu told residents of the area that he was visiting a relative while explaining the mission.

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