Baboon Injures Child in Bizarre Theft Attempt


29th March 2019

By county diary

The cloud of sobriety engulfed the resident of the tiny Inyuu village when a monkey attacked a child on Friday evening.

According to the mother of the little angel, the monkey attacked the child when she was busy at the shamba.

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The mother heard dog bark only to see the baboon dragging the child away who had been rested under a tree.

The mother ran after the monkey, picked the child and took the child to the health centre in kitui east sub-county only to be pronounced dead on arrival

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Speaking to “member of press the county wildlife officer Mr.kavi termed the incident as unfortunate and urged the people living near hills to be high alert over wild animal attacks.