Suspected Vandal electrocuted in Kano

An unidentified suspected vandal was electrocuted in the early hours of Wednesday in Dawanau, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano State.

The tragic incident occurred at Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) transformer located along Dawanau – Dawakin Tofa road, outskirts of Kano metropolis.

The deceased Vandal, who was said to have gone to the transformer along with some accomplices to steal some items, lost his life when the service was suddenly restored.

However, in a statement by Ibrahim Sani Shawai, Head, Corporate Communications, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) in a reaction shared a memo by an underwriting officer in charge of the zone to the management, confirmed the incident.

The statement tagged “Reporting from Dawanau Csp” reads “A vandals decided to vandalize Yadin Dawanau transformers in the middle of the night, but unfortunately, service was brought back which resulted in the death of one of the vandals.”

As at the time of filling this story the remians of the unidentified Vandal have been retrieved from the transformer and deposited at one of the hospitals.

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