Monitor lizard found in government hospital's emergency ward in Haryana

Published: Jun 25, 2019, 15:08 IST | mid-day online desk | Haryana

The government hospital's doctor staff caught the lizard by trapping it with a cloth and wiper

Pic courtesy/twitter/ANI
Pic courtesy/twitter/ANI

Fatehabad:About three-feet long monitor lizard was found in the emergency ward of a government hospital in Fatehabad in Haryana on Tuesday. "My doctor colleague called me after he saw a monitor lizard in the emergency ward, we caught the lizard and found out that she is pregnant, now we will safely release her in the woods," doctor Gopi stated.

"Monitor lizard can be extremely precarious as it can eat small babies and it's extremely poisonous," he added. The government hospital's doctor staff caught the lizard by trapping it with a cloth and wiper.

In another incident, a decomposed body of a 75-year-old man was found in a flat in Hyderabad, more than a month after he is suspected to have died when he stepped on a lizard and fell, suffering fatal head injuries, police said. The death of Lakshminarayana Murthy came to light only after his wife and two daughters returned from the US two days ago. The shocking incident took place at Sai Maruti Residency in Rocktown area. The man, who lived alone in a top floor flat, is suspected to have died on August 18 after the fall. Since all the doors and windows were closed, other residents in the building did not get any foul smell.

With inputs from ANI

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