A young boy has been reported dead after he tried to steal electric wires but got electrocuted in the process.
A boy who is yet to be identified has been found dead in a community in Delta state. Local reports show that the boy was electrocuted while allegedly trying to steal electric wire in the area.
The incident happened on Monday, October 8th, along Yoruba Road axis in Sapele area of the state. The boy died while holding the carpenter pincers which he used in cutting the wire before electrocution.
As at the time of filing this report the identity of the young man who is said to be Hausa is yet to be ascertained as members from the Hausa/Muslim extraction in Sapele denied knowing anything about him.
His corpse was evacuated by the police who took it to the mortuary in order to wait for the family to lay claims.