Odishatv Bureau

Balasore: A Rogue monkey, who have so far attacked 13 people, including two children in Nilagiri area of Balasore district leaving the locals panicked, has finally been caught by a special team from Similipal.

Earlier, forest officials along with locals of Mankadia tribal community laid traps and adopted other techniques to capture the animal. However, all efforts went in vain. Later, a special team of monkey-catchers from Similipal reached at the spot to trap the monkey.

Later, the team managed to captivate the rogue monkey by shooting them with tranquilizer darts this morning. The monkey will be released into the Kuldiha Sanctuary soon, sources said.