A yet-to-be-identified man has been electrocuted to death while allegedly stealing high-tension cable at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra State. It was gathered that the incident happened on Monday night, September 11, 2023, around the Faculty of Education building, which is close to the Department of Economics of the university. Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) officials, policemen, and officials of the Safety Department of the University arrived at the scene on Tuesday morning, September 12, and retrieved the lifeless body which was dangling from the electric pole. According to the Nigerian Tribune, evidence showed that the suspect had almost finished cutting a high-tension cable before electricity was suddenly restored by EEDC and he got killed. We came this morning (Tuesday) and found the body suspended from the electric pole at a transformer point in the area of the new Faculty of Education building, close to the Department of Economics. Evidence showed he was almost done cutting a high-tension cable before electricity was restored by the EEDC and he got electrocuted,” a source told the publication. “EEDC officials, policemen, and officials of the Safety Department of the University were on the ground as the body was being retrieved around 11 a.m. today (Tuesday). I witnessed the retrieval but wish to remain anonymous. The post Suspected cable thief electrocuted to death in UNIZIK appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.