Rogue monkey kills one person and injures nine others in nine-day rampage through Indian town
- The animal has menaced residents of Badnawar in central India for nine days
- A 60-year-old man died after being bitten after a 15-year-old boy was wounded
- Anger over the rampage led to a road blockade before the monkey was caught
A monkey has killed a 60-year-old man and injured nine others after going on the rampage through a town in India.
The wild animal has been menacing residents of Badnawar in central India for the last nine days, according to local media.
One man, Nathuram, died of his injuries after apparently being bitten by the monkey. A 15-year-old boy has also been wounded, the Times of India reported.
A monkey went on the rampage in an Indian town, killing a 60-year-old man and wounding nine others including a 15-year-old boy, prompting protests on this state highway (pictured)
Yesterday, anger over the rampage boiled over and locals blockaded a state highway to vent their frustration.
As part of the protest on Tuesday they reportedly laid the dead man’s body in the street.
One source of anger has been the lack of available rabies injections at the local hospital, it is claimed.
After a three-hour search by rescue workers the monkey was finally found and captured.
A wild monkey (stock photo) has been menacing residents of Badnawar in central India for the last nine days, according to local media
It comes just days after bizarre footage emerged showing a monkey appearing to take an Indian bank employee hostage by sitting on him.
The terrified worker at the Axis Bank in Nirman Vihar, New Delhi, stood still as the animal sat on his back.
After drawing an audience, the monkey eventually seemed to get bored and jumped off the man’s back and on to the floor.