Man Dies While Attempting To Steal Pumping Machine Inside Well In Alagbado Lagos

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Feb 11, 2016 – Man Drowns While Attempting To Steal Pumping Machine Inside Well In Alagbado Lagos

An unidentified thief passed away early this morning at 3/5 Modupe Ajayi Close  in Alagbado area of Lagos while he was trying to steal a pumping machine in a well.

The landlord of the house, Jonathan Adeboye said a mopol woke him up around midnight saying he heard a loud sound of an object that fell into the well.

Jonathan said;

“When we rushed out to see what it was, we heard someone’s voice inside the well crying for help so we quickly put a call across to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Alagbado Police Station Mr. Ilori Adepoju.

Fire service officials at Alausa were quickly called in and within a short time the fire service officials arrived.

The house

But the man died before they could rescue him.

What a sad end!!