Suspected vandal electrocuted

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Suspected vandal electrocuted

A suspected vandal, Mohammed Isa, was on Thursday electrocuted by overhead powerline in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State.

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ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, the Police spokesman in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Damaturu that the incident occurred at 5.:30 a.m.

He said that Isa, 25, was found dead in-between two electric poles at Nasarawa area of Potiskum.

Abdulkarim said that Inspector Moses Gausa, in the company of Yola Electricity Distribution Company officials, rushed to the scene where the victim was brought down and taken to Potiskum General Hospital.

The spokesman said Isa was confirmed dead by a doctor on duty.

He said that the remains of the deceased was deposited at the hospital mortuary as investigation into the incident continued.

(NAN)

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