INDONESIA – A man missing since Sunday (March 26) in Indonesia has been found dead inside the belly of a 7m-long python, according to reports.
A man from Jakarta who has been reportedly missing since Sunday (March 26th) was found inside a 23-foot-long Python, according to local reports.
25 year old Akbar Salubiro, had set off earlier this week to harvest palm oil in a remote village on the island of Sulawesi, and had not been seen since.
The Tribun Timur reports that when a search led to a massive python nearby, searchers discovered the giant python by his garden, with the outline of Akbar’s boots clearly visible in its stomach, leading to villagers taking to the reptile with a large knife, cutting open its belly and slowly revealing the body.
Tribun Timur shared the horrifying footage of the snake’s belly being cut open to its YouTube page.
Akbar’s wife Munu, who was away at the time, only found out when pictures and video emerged in the news, The Tribun Timur wrote.
“People had heard cries from the palm grove the night before Akbar was found in the snake’s stomach.” Said Village Salubiro Junaidi, the village’s secretary. “When the snake was captured, the boots Akbar was wearing were clearly visible in the stomach of the snake.
Reticulated pythons are known to suffocate their victims before swallowing them whole.