A man from Thailand, 24-year-old Kritsada Supol has died by electrocution while using earphones to listen to music and charging his phone at the same time. Police said they found the Thai laying lifeless on his mattress with his Samsung device plugged into a power socket with a charging cable.
The Police claimed that Kritsada was using an inferior charger which is believed to be the major cause of the electrocution. Kritsada had burns around his ears when he was visited in his room in Chonburi according to the house owner.
Sun UK reported that Kritsada appeared to have been listening to music or talking to someone, with the microphone end of the earphones which was resting over his lips.
Your saliva is a very good conductor of electricity because of its water content.
Reports according to Police Captain Jaleuk Polthong from the Phan Thong Provincial Police Station in Chonburi, Thailand suggests that Kritsada was electrocuted while using the earphones and charging his Samsung smartphone with an inferior charger at the same time.
Captain Jaleuk Polthong said,
“We believe a short circuit caused his death while he was on the phone with someone or he was listening to music. Many people could be in danger if they use cheap charging adapters which are not manufactured from the authorized company. It looks like the victim was electrocuted but the body will be sent for an autopsy to confirm the exact cause of death”.
Fake chargers are cheap and rampant in Nigeria. One of the ways of spotting a fake charger is to look at the physical body prints, it can never be the same with the original. It is also advisable not to use your phone while it is charging.
There has been cases of exploding batteries due to overheating and now the case of electrocution. Always purchase your phone manufacturer’s phone accessories from recommended shops or trusted retail outlets. Fake charger almost look like the original ones, but the are light weight and have fake branding. You can only know if the branding is fake by comparing it with the original one.
The fake charger which Kritsada was using may have sent high electric charge to the earpiece. Smartphones are made of metal circuits and the earpiece is connected to this circuit. If their is a surge in current that the charger cannot handle, because it is a fake one, it will push the excess current to the phone, causing harm. In another case, Fake chargers send excess current to the phone when one of it’s inferior component gets damaged on usage.
Woman arrested for scamming church in Ogun state of N100m
A 39-year old woman, Iwuagwu Onyinyechi, has been apprehended by the Ogun police command after she defrauded a Christian church the sum of N100m, under the disguise of assisting the church to raise fund for her charity programme. Onyinyechi was able to defraud the church with forged documents three good times.
The police command in a statement read by its spokesman on Sunday Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Onyinyechi’s arrest followed a complain filed by a lawyer of the church, Godswill Ojakovo, to the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, in which he said that his client, the church, was defrauded by Onyinyechi through an act of forgery.
According to the spokesman, Oyeyemi, the suspect claimed to have obtained a Local Purchase Order (LPO) from a property company and pleaded to the church to help fund the LPO, after which a sum of N33.118m was successfully transferred into to her bank account.
While the church was awaiting the repayment of the loan, Onyinyechi came with another two LPOs she claimed she got from a Catholic Hospital, Iju and a private school in Ikorodu, Lagos State. Another sum of N77m was given to her, after convincing the church with relevant documents and proofs to back her claims.
But as soon as Onyinyechi got the last payment in September 2018, she went loose and this prompted the church to make discreet inquiries about the LPOs she submitted and found out that they were forged.
Tanzania woman attacked by her husband for refusing to give him anal sex
A married woman from Kijichi Mkoa, Western Zanzibar in Tanzania is left with deep cuts on her face after a fight with her husband whom she refused to give anal sex.
The victim says her husband been making moves to get his demands but she has been refusing only because Islam does not support anal sex. The victim says her partner says she is being “naive” on matters with sex.
“He began demanding anal sex from me three months after our wedding. I told him: ‘no’; straight away! He, however, kept on urging me to give in to his demands. Even when I was seven months pregnant, he still wanted to have anal sex with me. I stood my ground, nonetheless,”- the victim told Tanzania’s Mwananchi Newspaper .
The lady revealed that her husband was rejected by two women because he asked them of the same act. The accused, denied his wife’s claims, saying the fight between them broke out after his in-laws (wife relatives) demanded a lot of money as dowry from him.
According to him, his wife’s family mocks him for being “broke”.
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