By Vivian Iwu;
The upsurge of a malfunctioning Electric Transformer killed a man at Ezeogba Emekuku in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State on Thursday, August 10, 2017.
The middle aged man whose wife was said to have delivered a set of twins recently was identified as Mr Emeribe Onyejile.
According to an eye witness who claimed anonymous, the Electric Transformer near a line of Shops where the victims Shop was located blew up, and caused a Wire to fall on a Generator belonging to his neighbor.
“Although his neighbors had sent a boy to put off the Generator, the electrocuted man pushed the boy away, thinking he would put off the Generator better in such circumstances, only for the Generator cut off his right hand and killed him immediately, changing his skin colour to black.”
The eye witness said, adding that the victim was deposited at an undisclosed mortuary immediately, while as his wife on hearing the News became unconscious and was taken to the Hospital.