After chasing the monkey for two hours, the villagers finally managed to collect Rs 46,000 and returned it to the teacher.
This area of Uttar Pradesh is ridden with Monkeys who take shelter in temples and houses. Known for their notorious behaviour, these monkeys have often been poisoned by the villagers. Last year itself, 42 of them were found dead in the Nakhasa area on Rahtol road.
As some of them were found in a drugged state, the police suspects that they had been poisoned. The carcasses had been sent for post mortem to ascertain the cause of the death. They had also registered an FIR In the case and investigations were on.