Jamilu Adamu was electrocuted while attempting to vandalize an electric transformer in Kano State.
This happened on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, in Kawon Maigari, Hotoro of the state.
Mohammed Kandi, the Public Relations Officer of the Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) confirmed the incident via a press statement today, Thursday, December 1, 2016.
“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.”
According to Punch News, the deceased was seen around Hotoro before the day of the tragedy.
When asked about his mission, Adamu told residents of the area that he was visiting a relative.