Man electrocuted while trying to steal transformer
It was a sad end for a suspected electricity cable thief who met a grim fate near an electricity transformer in Niger state on Friday, September 8.
The suspect was discovered lifeless early this morning. The deceased was suspected of attempting to pilfer electricity cables from the transformer, met his demise when power was unexpectedly restored.
Unfortunately, the young man’s daring endeavor to abscond with the cables ended in a fatal electrocution during a brazen act of theft that took place at the Minna printing press transformer located opposite Minna Old Secretariat, along Keteren Aware road, Minna.
Lady and Her Mother Arrested While Trying to Sell Baby in Imo
The Imo State Police command has arrested a young lady after conniving with her mother to sell her baby for N450k in Nkwere, Imo state.The girl who was nabbed by a vigilante outfit, was paraded alongside her mother, the nurse involved, the lady who facilitated the deal and the woman who the baby was last seen with.The suspects were handed over to the police by the vigilante .
Govt Set to Arrest Food Vender Using Transformer Oil to Cook
The Nigeria Government is making plans to prosecute users of PolyChlorinated Biphenyl (PCBs), popularly known as transformer oil, in frying “akara” (bean cake), plantain chips, chicken and other food items.Prof. Babajide Alloy, a Consultant to the Federal Ministry of Environment, made the disclosure on Tuesday in an interview with newsmen on the sidelines of a workshop in Calabar.According to him, the consumption of food prepared from the chemical substance will exp...
Cable Thief Dies When Stealing Transformer Cable in Lagos
At the Surulere area of Lagos state, a petty thief was found dead in one of the transformer arena, it was gathered that unscrupulous elements stole the transformer cable about a week ago and the Electric Distribution Company came around yesterday to replace the stolen cable.The suspected thieves thought the cable had not been connected yet and came back last night to purloin the newly replaced cable before one of them was made to “bend the knee” while others fled....
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