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Monkey snatch 16-day-old baby boy; 3 teams set to find infant

THE ASIAN AGE. | AKSHAYA KUMAR SAHOO
Published : Apr 1, 2018, 3:25 am IST
Updated : Apr 1, 2018, 3:23 am IST

According to reports, the animal lifted the infant while he was sleeping near his parents inside their house.

Missing infant’s father prays for his return
 Missing infant’s father prays for his return

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a monkey on Saturday morning reportedly snatched a 16-day-old baby boy from his parents and fled to jungle at Talabasta village under Banki police limits in Odisha’s Cuttack district. According to reports, the animal lifted the infant, son of Rama Krushna Nayak of the village, while he was sleeping near his parents inside their house. “At around 6 am, my sister-in-law had just gone to wash her face while her husband was still sleeping beside the baby. The monkey sneaked into the room and took away the baby,” Ramakrushnas sister-in-law (younger brother's wife) said.’ Forest officials, fire personnel launched a search operation.

Tags: monkey
Location: India, Odisha, Bhubaneswar