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Despite the horrid treatment visited on thieves and other criminals in various states in Nigeria, many continue to cling to this trade.

Two young men have been given a taste of jungle justice after being caught in the act of stealing underground cables in Area 8, Garki, Abuja on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

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LIB reports that the thieves were hogtied and beaten before being handed over to the police.

In a similar development, two young men were electrocuted to death while trying to steal cables from a transformer in Kano state.

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