Monkey trapped

Chitradurga: The municipal workers on Wednesday caught the monkey which had reportedly attacked 15 people in city in the past few months.

The monkey had attacked and injured visitors at the Chitradurga fort. Two days ago, the monkey had attacked two people near the fort. The victims had to be hospitalised for treatment.

The municipal sources said that they had received several complaints from people about the monkey menace.

Seven monkey-catchers were pressed to service on Wednesday.

They laid traps at several places where the monkey used to frequent. It was trapped near the Venkateshwara Temple. The authorities said that the monkey would be left in the Changere forest area.

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