People in an Indonesian village were largely shocked to discover that one of their villagers had been gobbled alive by a seven-metre python.
Villagers then cut through the reptile and pulled out body of the man in a sickening moment captured on the video.
Akbar Salubiro, 25, went missing on Sunday night after setting off to harvest palm oil in a remote village on the island of west Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Concerned friends and relatives found a giant python sprawled out in Akbar’s own back garden the next evening – and feared he had been suffocated and swallowed.
Village secretary Salubiro Junaidi said: ‘People had heard cries from the palm grove the night before Akbar was found in the snake’s stomach.
‘When the snake was captured, the boots Akbar was wearing were clearly visible in the stomach of the snake.
‘Resident cut open the belly of the snake and Akbar was lifeless.’