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A young man who attempted to steal some high tension cables from a transformer located in a community in Kontagora Local Government Area of Niger State, did not know what hit him after he was electrocuted and he died on the spot.

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According to eyewitnesses, the thief who had been apprehended several times while making away with people's property, decided to try his luck with the cables when there was power outage but met his waterloo as he was at work when there was a restoration of the electricity and he was electrocuted.

Also Read: "The Wages Of Sin: Man electrocuted to death while trying to steal transformer parts (Graphic Photos)"

His dead and burnt body was found the next day with the cables entangled on him in the morning of Sunday, August 7, 2016.

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What would lead someone to steal cables knowing the danger that it entails?»

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