A man in the northern province of Son La has been summoned by the police after killing a wild monkey and posting the clip and photos on Facebook. The man is Dinh Van Tam from Ngam Village, Song Pe Commune, Bac Yen District. The photos about monkey killing A representative from the commune said on November 19 that Tam recently published the photos and clip about the killing on his Facebook. Tam was ordered to come to the local police station on November 16. The clip, which showed that Tam felt quite excited to kill the monkey, went viral on the social network, upsetting many people who thought it was a cruel and inhumane action. After facing strong public opposition, Tam removed the content about the case. According to Lawyer Quach Thanh Luc from Hanoi Lawyers’ Association, Dinh Van Tam could be fined from VND50-500 million (USD2,272-22,727). In 2016, a 24-year old man in Quynh Lap Commune, Nghe An Province, was also summoned by the police following publishing the killing of a monkey for ‘medicinal’ reasons.