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Monkey hanged to death from a tree for entering house in Telangana

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In a case of extreme brutality against animals, a monkey was hanged to death from a tree by three people in a bid to scare other simians in Khammam district of Telangana, forest department officials said on Monday (June 29).

"The perpetrators, who admitted their guilt, are being booked under the Wildlife Protection Act," Sathupalli Forest Range Officer A Venkateswarlu said.

The incident happened on June 26 in Vemsoor village and the video of the primate being hanged using a rope went viral, prompting the officials to investigate.