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Suspected Cable Thief Electrocuted At Tema

AN UNIDENTIFIED man believed to be in his mid 30s was electrocuted when he allegedly attempted to steal electric cables from a telecommunication transformer at Community 4, in Tema, Greater Accra Region.

The man died instantly when the facility caught up with him after he attempted cutting a live wire belonging to one of telecommunication companies in the country.

Items such as screw drivers and a pair of pliers were seen protruding from his pocket and a polythene bag containing unknown items close to him.

The police were yet to arrive at the scene at the time of filing this report.