19-Yr-Old Electrocuted In Enugu

By People&Politics

A 19-year-old suspected transformer vandal, identified as Nwode Sunday, of Ngwo Camp 2, Coal Camp, Enugu, has been electrocuted while vandalizing electrical cables in an Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) transformer.

This was confirmed by the Enugu State Police Command in a release by its public relations officer, DSP Daniel Ndukwe.

According to him, “It happened at the same location in the early morning hours of today, June 28, 2024. The lifeless body of the suspect was taken to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead, and the corpse was deposited in the mortuary for preservation and further investigative actions.”

Meanwhile, the state commissioner of police, CP Kanayo Uzuegbu, has warned criminals involved in such criminal acts to turn over a new leaf to avoid facing the full weight of the law, or suffering similar unfortunate fate as the suspect at issue.

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