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Man Electrocuted While Tampering With ZESA Equipment

Man Electrocuted While Tampering With ZESA Equipment

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has announced the death of a man who was electrocuted while tampering with equipment belonging to the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA).

In a statement, seen by Pindula News, police said the man died while admitted to Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo. We present the statement below:

The ZRP reports a fire incident which occurred at ZESA sub-station along Khami Road, Bulawayo on 08/03/22 at about 0100 hours, where a man (40) was electrocuted while tampering with ZESA equipment.

An explosion was herd at the substation before the suspect cried for help while flames were engulfing the site. The Fire Brigade later extinguished the fire and the suspect was taken to Mpilo Hospital where he later died.

Related cases:

ZESA has in the past reported that some of the power cuts across the country are being caused by vandalism to its properties including transformers and cables.

Thieves take cables and oil in transformers and sell them for a song.

Reports of people who died while tampering with ZESA equipment have been on the rise. In some cases, ZESA employees were implicated.

More: Pindula News

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13 Comments

3 months ago


3 months ago


mutant 3 months ago

yambiro yakanaka musabata magetsi,Moto unouraya.


Jah🦓Tsvarie-07 3 months ago

Ndiri samanyika wekumanyika ndinobva kwedu kumanyika
komntwana wesilo owayesengo BULAWAYO hatina kuzodzidza ndebele asikuti takauya kuzotsvaga chidadi chibanzi cash then tikaiwana tinobva tatanga kuimba kuti

haande kuBuhera ayiyayaah
hande kumanyika ayiyayaah haande

vanosara vachichemaah
isu taenda kuBuhera ayiyayaah haande


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarisai from Buhera-07 3 months ago

Am proudly shona from Chief Nyashanu via Murambinda growth point 😂
Sphuma kude mina lawe...


Shona 3 months ago

I hope he is not a shona Man


Joe Buoy 3 months ago

Jimmy matadza kunzwa zvarehwa handiiii kkkkk 😆😆


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3 months ago


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 3 months ago

its a pity ina di city komntwana wesilo owayesengo BULAWAYO
uyamemeza omemezayo esithi
zinhle indaba ezinhle
kahlabeli uyacula
umganu ngumgcebhe
inyama yingimba
komsitheli kuko MR TELLER
asomfushwa its FOR FUTURE 😂


Jimmy Machende 3 months ago

Mandex


Joe Buoy 3 months ago

Haaaa uyo afa nechekuchera hatimucheme uyo ummmm stop tampering with Electrical equipments guy yu gonna be electrocuted kkkkkkk☝️☝️☝️😆😆😆😆😆😆😆😆😆🙄


Joe Buoy 3 months ago

Haaaa uyo afa nechekuchera hatimucheme uyo ummmm stop tampering with Electrical equipments guy yu gonna be electrocuted kkkkkkk☝️☝️☝️😆😆😆😆😆😆😆😆😆🙄


3 months ago



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