They said that the stench from the monkeys' carcass that were killed was unbearable.
DATELINE GASING INDAH, KUALA LUMPUR:
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This has left residents to be not only seriously concerned about the cruelty that was inflicted on the primates, but they are now also very worried for their own safety.
They fear a possible backlash.
They worry that the injured monkeys and those that survived might come into their homes in a desperate attempt to find food.
The alleged unauthorised monkey shooting which is believed to have occurred on February 1 created a sudden "migration of monkeys" into the neighbourhood and homes, said one resident.
"The monkeys were really trying to escape after the shooting - and now those that are mortally wounded may be forced to turn on us as they are no longer capable of hunting for food on their own," he added.
An eye-witness claims that those responsible for the shooting of the monkeys were from the RELA Corps, a volunteer group of Malaysians who act as paramilitary civil corps that were formed by the Malaysian government.
PET+BLOGSPOT has learnt from a very reliable source that it is becoming increasingly evident that RELA had acted on their own initiative when they went after the monkeys.
Any action involving wildlife can only be done by Perhilitan (Department of Wildlife and National Parks) or together with them.
A hefty fine of RM10,000 waits for offenders.
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Stay tuned for more developments as and when we get them.
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