A thief was found on an electricity pole in Bukuru, Jos South Local Government Area of plateau state.
The thief who died of apparent electrocution – had his body hanging from the pole for hours throughout the night before it was discovered by residents. According to reports, the incident caused a total blackout in the area.
Emergency officials were called to remove the body of the deceased with their equipment.
According to reports, people in this area have long been suffering from the problem of thieves stealing large amounts of electrical materials before this incident.