A police probe has been ordered into an incident in India’s Uttar Pradesh State after a 10-fee python swallowed a deer and was killed. Local villagers thrashed and dragged it around suspecting it to have gulped down a baby.
The brutal incident unfolded in the presence of police, with villagers mercilessly dragging the python through the fields.
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According to reports, villagers thrashed the python and dragged it from the field. It was released about 3 kilometres away near the banks of the Ganges river.
To the surprise of onlookers, the snake ended up regurgitating a whole deer and died shortly afterwards.