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Farmer killed by monkey

Posted on Dec 05, 07:49PM | UNI

A pet monkey reportedly attacked and killed an old farmer identified in the fields in nearby Village Virk last evening.

The deceased went to the fields to give food to the monkey, but bymistake stepped on him. The irate monkey attacked and killed the farmer. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries due to excessive bleeding.

Though the villagers immediately informed the Forest Department, nothing was done by it, Village Sarpanch Sat Paul said.while talking to this correspondent here today.

He said that the killer monkey is still roaming openly in the village creating panic among the villagers.