Suspected vandal electrocuted in Yobe
A suspected vandal, Mohammed Isa, was on Thursday was electrocuted by an overhead power line in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State.
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 Isa, 25, was found dead in between two electric poles at the Nassarawa area of Potiskum.
Abdulkarim said that Inspector Moses Gausa, in the company with 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 later confirmed dead by a doctor on duty.
He said that the remains of the deceased were deposited at the hospital mortuary as the investigation into the incident continued.