WEST New Britain police have hunted down a crocodile which killed a pregnant woman last week, The National reports.
They are also hunting for a wild boar which killed a 14-year-old boy.
The crocodile attack happened at Garmate village.
The 23-year-old mother-to-be was bathing in the
Her seven-year-old cousin who saw the attack alerted the villagers.
Mulou said that the police search party the same evening found and killed the killer crocodile.
He said that the remains of the victims and her unborn foetus was extracted from the crocodile’s stomach and buried by the villagers.
Mulou has instructed his
In the wild pig attack, the 14-year-old was killed during a hunting expedition at Kilenge village, also last Friday.
Mulou said the boy was among hunters who were chasing a pig towards one of the traps they had set up when it turned around and attacked him.
Two other men in the hunting party, who came to the victim’s assistance, were also seriously injured while trying to save the boy.
Mulou said the boy died at the scene of the attack from the grievous wounds sustained while the two men are recovering at the Kilenge Catholic Health Centre.
He warned people living on the coastline of the province to be wary of crocodiles and wild pigs when going about their daily activities.