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Notorious Monkey, which injured four on polling booth in Bihar, captured

India TV News Desk 31 Oct 2015, 23:31:23 IST
India TV News Desk

Patna: Thens notorious monkey of Bhaktiyarpur, which bit four voters at a polling booth during the third phase of Bihar elections, has finally been caught.

A team of forest department succeeded in catching the monkey without hurting it.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had also cast his vote at this polling booth.

The incident took place at the booth at Project Girls School and Kumar had cast his vote before it, Station House Officer of Bhakhtiyarpur police station Vinay Krishna said.

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An elderly who was among those injured by the primate, however, returned to the booth to cast her vote.

A team of forest department rushed in from Patna and attempted to nab the monkey but failed. The menace did not recur later in the day thanks to vigilant forest officials, the SHO said.

Some voters at the booth said monkey menace was continuing in the area for several days and forest department was informed about it but no action was taken.