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Man electrocuted trying to steal cables

2012-01-12 21:27

Johannesburg - A man was electrocuted while trying to steal cables from an electrical box in Capital Park in Wonderboom, Pretoria police said on Thursday.

"The man was alone on Wednesday night, when the electricity burned his body from his toes to the lower body. He died immediately," Captain Agnes Huma said.

He was wearing two sets of clothing under green overalls.

His identity is unknown.

Comments
  • marcelminnaar - 2012-01-12 21:42

    Great Stuff!!!

      George - 2012-01-13 13:37

      Electrifying

  • grant.weston1 - 2012-01-12 22:14

    What a shocking story !!

      Oneant - 2012-01-13 04:44

      i guess he forgot the part about the 12,000 Volts...

  • coetzee - 2012-01-12 23:26

    Somebody will say," poor guy". I will say," good for him". I hope that anyone that gives me a thumbs down will sh... themselves.

  • Max - 2012-01-13 05:16

    Automated justice....

      George - 2012-01-13 13:39

      SA own electric chair in opperation. It never breaks down Well done chair

  • Herman - 2012-01-13 07:45

    Serves him right

  • Sophumla - 2012-01-13 08:42

    nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • coetzee - 2012-01-13 13:38

    He went with a buzzzzzzzzz!

  • George - 2012-01-13 13:40

    Criminals putting there life on the line. A very big WELLDONE

  • George - 2012-01-13 13:41

    PS: and keep up the good work

  • Perfume - 2012-01-13 14:21

    Immediate electrocution.

  • Peace - 2012-01-13 15:12

    good riddance,piece of trash!

      George - 2012-01-13 16:25

      @ Peace, Please remove the TR

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