A bizarre case has been reported from Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh where a man bit off a snake’s head after he was bit by the serpent. A farmer bit off a snake’s hood after the snake had bit him in a agriculture field. Those present nearby rushed him to the hospital.
“I’ve never seen such a case in my life,” Hardoi’s Dr Sanjay Kumar told news agency ANI after treating a farmer who bit a snake to take “revenge.” The doctor says he’s amazed the man survived even after biting the snake. The farmer, identified as Sonelal, reportedly chewed off and spit out the snake’s hood after it bit him.
“The snake bit me, so I held its head and chewed it off. It died,” Sonelal told ANI. “Then I brought it back to the village. I tore off its head again.” Eyewitnesses also say they saw him ingest part of the snake, identified by some villagers as a python.