A 72-year-old man was killed by a troop of monkeys throwing bricks at him as he collected items of wooden in Tikri, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Thursday.
Dharampal Singh sustained accidents to his head and chest and was rushed to a close-by hospital, the place he later died, Times of India reported.
“The bricks had been sufficient to kill him,” the person’s brother, Krishnapal Singh stated.
Authorities dominated the incident an accident however Dharampal Singh’s household stated they wish to take the matter additional and have issued a written grievance citing the monkeys because the accused.
“These rogue monkeys are the actual culprits and should pay for it,” Krishnapal Singh stated, however police are usually not satisfied.
“How can we register the case towards monkeys?” stated Doghat police station officer, Chitwan Singh. “This may make us a laughing inventory.”
Monkeys in India are reportedly changing into a menace to residents.
Earlier this 12 months a 5-year-old boy was severely burned after a troop of monkeys dropped a bag containing an explosive firecracker on him in Fatehpur, News 18 noted.
In April, a baby stolen by a monkey whereas sleeping close to its mom was discovered useless in a properly close to the home it was taken from.
It has grow to be such an issue in India that in 2014 the housing and concrete growth minister, Venkaiah Naidu, introduced plans to deploy 40 skilled monkey impersonators round authorities buildings to chase troops of trespassing rhesus macaque monkeys away, The Guardian reported.