In a rare incident, a monkey was seen shedding tears while mourning the
death of a minor girl at Ghookma area near here.
According to eyewitnesses, the primate was first noticed when the family
members of nine-year-old Aarti, who died of illness, were bringing her body
from the hospital.
The monkey, who accompanied them to the house of the deceased, sat beside
her corpse and started shedding tears.
It also went to the cremation ground, the eyewitnesses said, adding even
after the cremation was over and all others had returned, the animal stayed