Hyderabad: A few youths in Khammam district of Telangana cruelly killed a monkey by hanging it from a tree and releasing dogs to attack it.
This happened in Ammapalem village under Vemsoor block. A video of the heinous deed has surfaced on social media groups.
Sathupalli Forest Range Officer (FRO) A Venkateswaralu said three persons were picked up for brutally killing of monkey. He said a case under Wildlife Protection Act was registered against them.
According to information available, a group of monkeys that regularly enters fields, was moving around the house of a farmer.
One of them fell in the water tub. The man caught hold of it and took it to the fields. He was accompanied by a couple of others.
Fellow monkeys also followed him.
One of the friends told him that monkeys would be scared, if one of them is killed.
They tied the monkey to a tree with a rope. They hung the monkey and released two dogs. The monkey’s struggle to escape was very disturbing. The men remained unmoved and were even holding sticks to beat the monkey.