Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP)Lasaka Habila has been electrocuted while cutting leaves from a tree in the city Centre.
This unfortunate incident took place opposite the National Intelligence Agency(NIA) Garki, Abuja.
At the scene of the tragedy was a cutlass seen lying around the tree suspected to have been used by the victim to cut down branches from the tree before he got electrocuted .
The victim who was seen stuck at the tree was eventually brought down by the Search and Rescue team of the FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Reacting to the incident the Director General FEMA, Alh. Idriss Abbas who advised FCT residents to always seek approval from the FCT Parks and Recreation Department before cutting down any tree in the territory,also warned residents to avoid coming in contact with trees planted close to high tension cables and other electrical instillation to avoid being electrocuted.
The victim was later taken to the National hospital by the FEMA search and rescue team where he was confirmed dead.