AGARTALA: Exposing one more glaring instance of how the wildlife in the State is facing danger, the people of Shantir Bazar in South Tripura district detained one person with a dead monkey in the bag he was carrying and handed him over to the police.
One Manjoy Reang of Alayasha Bazar was waiting in Shantir Bazar Motor stand when the bag he was carrying drew the attention of the local people. Thereafter, the people searched the bag and found a dead monkey in it.
The local police station was immediately contacted who rushed to the spot and detained Manjoy and took the carcasses of the monkey to the local animal husbandry hospital where the doctors declared it as dead.
During preliminary interrogation, Manjoy admitted that he used poison in a banana to kill the monkey.