FIR against monkeys; man stoned to death by 'Vanar Sena'

New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Oct 20: This is one of its kind case where monkeys allegedly stone a 70-year-old man was allegedly stoned to death by some monkeys in a village in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh. Now this episode has put the police in a fix because the deceased's family wants a first information report to be registered against them.The said incident took place on October 17 in Tikri village of the district, Uttar Pradesh.According to reports in media Circle officer Ramala Rajiv Pratap Singh said that the deceased was sleeping near a pile of bricks when some monkeys jumped on the bricks. This pile of bricks collapsed and fell on Dharampal, leaving the old man injured.He was taken to hospital where the old man succumbed. 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.According to the brother's version bricks were thrown at his head and chest, and he succumbed to injuries at the hospital."We have submitted a written complaint against the monkeys, but the police is terming it as an accident," he said.The family is not ready to let go the incident and wants the concerned officials to take an action. Action against monkeys, that is!