Man Shoots Son Dead, Says “I Thought He Was A Monkey”.

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A farmer in Southern Nepal shot his 12-year old son dead after he thought he was a monkey trying to steal his crops, police said on Saturday.

Chitra Bahadur Pulami had climbed the tree to chase away the monkeys that were disturbing the farm, but his father though he himself was one of the animals and opened fire on him.

Police said that investigation showed that 55-year old Gupta Bahadur did not know that his son had gone to hide in the trees, and that Gupta and the gun are now in custody of the police.



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