(DAILY STAR) – Police in India have arrested two men for training monkeys to steal cash and other items of value.
The Indian capital New Delhi has long had a problem with marauding gangs of monkeys attacking members of the public for food and more recently for valuables. Now it has emerged that at least one criminal gang has been exploiting the mischievous little creatures and using them in street robberies.
In March, a local lawyer was robbed of 6,000 rupees (about £60) in the south of the city by three men who used monkeys to intimidate him as he was travelling in a rickshaw.
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