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Thursday, March 30, 2023

What Man Was Doing To Transformer Before He Was Struck By Electric Current From Its Live Cables

An attempted heist in Nyandarua County ended in tragedy when one of the perpetrators was electrocuted by a transformer.

The unidentified person is accused of trying to vandalize a transformer in Njabini and being electrocuted by live lines, according to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

The incident happened early Thursday morning when a man wearing an orange apron and gumboots climbed a high-voltage transformer and made contact with the live lines.

Schoolchildren were rumoured to have found his dead body at the side of the road.

A few kids said they saw a bright flash of light followed by the thudding of rapid footsteps.

It appears that after seeing the victim electrocuted, a large group of robbery suspects who had been tailing him fled the scene.

The morgue at Engineer Hospital the body until the relatives can come and identify the deceased.

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