A 65-year-old man in Ondo State, Adeyemi Ogunleye, has been electrocuted while trying to make an illegal electricity connection to his apartment, pulse reports.
The deceased man, was found dead on top of a roof while holding a live electrical cable, which evidently led to his death on Saturday, July 30, 2016.
The spokesperson for Ondo State Police Command confirmed that the deceased was illegally trying to make an electrical connection.
An eyewitness report who spoke to Punch News shows that the victim was holding an electric cable as he was trying to make the illegal connection.
As at the time he was doing the illegal connection, there was no electricity supply.
Unfortunately electricity was restored while the victim was still battling with the process.
According to the eyewitness,
His son and a few other people eventually took the responsibility bring the man down.