B’luru: Musician hospitalised after being bitten by snake at a pub

07:13 PM Feb 11, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: A Bengaluru-based musician named Herbert Paul was hospitalised after he was bitten by Russell’s viper at a pub after his performance on Tuesday, according to Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP).


Herbert Paul, singer, lead guitarist and stand-up comedian, was performing at the pub on Hennur Road on Tuesday night when a Russell’s viper bit him in the leg and slithered away.

He is still in ICU and doctors are monitoring his ECG for fluctuations.

“Russell’s viper is a commonly found [snake] in Bengaluru…These snakes are commonly found in areas like RR Nagar…Nagarabhavi, Vidyaranyapura and other areas,” BBMP said.


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