CATHERINE MUMBA, Lusaka
TWO unidentified men were yesterday electrocuted as they tried to steal an 11,000 volts power cable in Lusaka’s Chinika industrial area.
Zesco spokesperson Henry Kapata said in an interview yesterday that the incident happened between 04:00 hours and 05:00 hours.
Mr Kapata said the two men, believed to be in their 30s, managed to remove the cable but were electrocuted in the completion stage of the illegal activity.
“The matter was reported by a security guard working at one of the companies in Chinika, and the remains of the two men are in the University Teaching Hospital mortuary,” he said.
Mr Kapata said over 100 industrial customers in Chinika industrial area have since been left without power as…http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/