Bhubaneshwar (Orissa), Nov 17 (ANI): In a bizarre development, residents of a village near Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, have filed a case against a male monkey for attempting to attack and kill a female monkey and its newborn.
The case was filed at a police station near the village.
Villagers said in their complaint that the male monkey- Raja had been consistently trying to attack the female monkey- Jhumri and its dear newborn at Astaranga.
Police have registered a case under three sections of the Indian Penal Code, which includes section 363 (kidnapping), 366 (abducting for slavery) and 507 (criminal intimidation by anonymous communication) and 511 (punishment for attempting to commit offences).
"If a female will place a complaint before me about her son going to be kidnapped or murdered by anyone, then a cognizable offence under section 366, 363, 507 and 511 of the Indian Penal Code will be registered. The accused and his associates would also be arrested and necessary police protection would be given," said Jatindra Kumar Das, a police official.
According to the complaint filed before the Police, Raja had already killed its first child and was now hunting down its second baby as well. (ANI)