Man gets burnt while trying to steal cables from a transformer


A 26-year-old man identified as Ojo Ibrahim got himself burnt while trying to vandalize a transformer at Araromi street in Ijebu-Ijesa in Oriade Local Government Area of Osun state.

According to the state police command, the vandal had gone to the transformer house at night when power supply had been cut off. However while he was committing the crime, electricity was restored and he was burnt severely.

The residents in the area found him writhing in pain when they woke up in the morning. He was later handed over to the police and will be arraigned in court soon.


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