UP: Man stoned to death by monkeys, family demands FIR
A 70-year-old man was allegedly stoned to death by some monkeys in a village in Baghpat area of UP, putting the police in a fix as the deceased's family wants an FIR to be registered against them. "We have submitted a written complaint against the monkeys, but the police are terming it as an accident," Krishnapal Singh, brother of the deceased, said. Here's more.
Deceased was taken to hospital but he succumbed
The incident took place on Wednesday, October 17 in Tikri village of Baghpat district in western Uttar Pradesh. Circle officer Ramala Rajiv Pratap Singh said that the deceased was sleeping near a pile of bricks when some monkeys jumped on the bricks. The pile of bricks collapsed and fell on Dharampal, leaving him injured. He was taken to hospital where he succumbed.
We will meet senior officials to initiate action: Deceased's brother
Giving a different narrative, Krishnapal Singh, the brother of the deceased, in his complaint has said that Dharampal was collecting woods for a 'havan' when he was attacked by the monkeys. Bricks were thrown at his head and chest, and he succumbed to injuries at the hospital. He said they will now meet senior officials and request them to initiate action in this regard.