A suspected cable thief met his Waterloo recently in Bukuru, Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State after his body was found hanging from an electric pole in apparent electrocution.
It was learnt that the body of the suspected thief, whose identity was unknown at the time of publishing this report, hung from the pole for hours throughout the night before it was discovered by residents in the morning.
According to reports, the incident caused a total blackout in the area with residents confirming that they had been suffering from the problem of thieves stealing large amounts of electrical materials.
The body of the deceased has been removed by emergency officials called to the scene by residents.
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