Getting through the work day can be hard enough without having a bunch of cobras unleashed in your office.
Bureaucrats in a rural village in Northern India had a tough start to the week when an angry snake charmer walked into their tax office and dumped several dozen snakes, including four cobras, on the floor because he was upset about a land deal that had not gone through, according to numerous reports.
The Telegraph: Watch the hissing snakes
The workers jumped on their desks and some shook table cloths at the snakes who rose up with the strike position. It was "total chaos," said Ramsukh Sharma who was at the office in Harraiya, in Uttar Pradesh.
"Snakes started climbing up the tables and chairs. Hundreds of people gathered outside the room, some of them with sticks in their hands, shouting that the snakes should be killed," he said, according to the Australian newspaper.
No one was hurt and the snakes were eventually recaptured by experts.
The snake charmer claimed that he had apparently applied for a plot of land for the snakes but that officials wanted bribes to approve it. The office reportedly said that they had no record of the filing.
Good for him, hold those corrupt govt. officials accountable. I have lived overseas and you can't get anything done without a bribe.
Who said anything about overseas? The US is king almighty when it comes to bribery. It's call PAC's, Lobbyists on down the line.
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Is it even possible to get a cobra to stay on a leash?
It IS the leash.
he should have not taken the snakes in the offices and they should not have offer a bride.
The Snakes were participating in the Occupy India movement, upset that those fatcats are taking their land.
(Did someone make this lame joke already?)
@David/corpus – I fail how to see cobras loosed in an office is holding ANYONE accountable...
Will Someone get these F**ing Snakes off this F**ing plane
A friend looked down the hallway of his house and saw what he thought was a piece of dropped laundry in the shaddow. When he got to it ti turned out to be a rattlesnake. He grabbed a .45 and emptied the magazine at it. Bye bye snake and bye bye nice hardwood flooring.
My friend's wife found one in the bathroom and called him at work to say she was looking for his snake pistol. He left work hurriedly, but before he could get home she'd found his .357 instead and shot the toilet and bathtub with it. The snake was ok and left hurriedly.
I can honestly say I would have been crying like a little biznitch. Those things spit.
Yep-I'm pretty sure I would be jumping out of my skin and refusing to ever go back in that office again.
I am afraid these politicians and officials are so corrupt that these Cobras will die if they bite any of them..
Also wondering whether the officials started performing Snake charming dance to calm the irritated Cobras? It will make a good plot for a Bollywood movie, Bollywood producers, directors, actors listening to this? Hope you are..
@majric well that solves the problem lol
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