Man electrocuted after allegedly trying to illegally connect electricity

A man has died after he was electrocuted – allegedly trying to connect electricity illegally to his house – in Burgersfort, Limpopo, paramedics said on Sunday.

“The man was allegedly trying to connect electricity illegally to his informal settlement house,” said Netcare911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe.

He was found dead at the scene when paramedics arrived on Sunday morning.

A police investigation is under way.

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