Shocker! Over 40 monkeys allegedly poisoned to death in Telangana
Hyderabad: In another heart-wrenching incident, over 50 monkeys were poisoned to death in Mahabubabad district of Telangana.
Reportedly, miscreants killed around 40 monkeys, including some baby simians, by allegedly poisoning them.
The bodies of the monkeys were stuffed in gunny bags and thrown on a hillock near Sanigapuram village.
Some local villagers who noticed the carcasses after a foul stench immediately informed the police and the forest authorities.
The forest officials suspect that it could be the handiwork of some locals, who could not bear the money menace.
The officials believe that the monkeys could have been poisoned to death for destroying crops. Some of the monkeys are also suspected to have died of electrocution. Farmers electrify the fencing of their fields to protect the crops from animals.