Guntur: A thieving monkey entered a jewellery shop in the pretext of reclaiming a fruit but managed to escape with a currency bundle worth Rs 10,000 in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. The video has gone viral on social media since the monkey fled from the shop with a bundle of cash worth Rs 10,000. In the clipping, the seemingly innocent monkey could be seen entering the store in the pretext of entering a fruit, following which hysteria unfolded when the nefarious intentions of the animal came to light.
The incident was recorded by the shop’s CCTV cameras. Monkey first attacked a worker but he escaped. It sat for almost 20 minutes in the store and then it opened the drawer in the cash counter and took away Rs 10,000 cash,” the shop owner added. Weeks back, it was rumored that money was falling from the skies in a temple in Vrindavan. Later, it was discovered, that a monkey had grabbed a devotee’s purse and was spilling currency notes from top of a tree.
Some months back, the residents of a colony in Mumbai, captured a thieving monkey and caged it, as it had been causing nuisance for over six months, including stealing food and tearing up pillows that were on sale in one of the colony’s shops.