A crocodile quietly sneaked into a house in Rampangi, Santubong at night to steal the homeowner’s poultry.

It was spotted in the act by several villagers. In an attempt to escape through the house fence, it got stuck.

One of the villagers then able to subdue the reptilian measuring over two meters long, by covering the croc eyes and tied it head.

It was then handed over to the relevant authorities.

Crocodile is a protected animal in Sarawak.

One of the villagers tied the croc head as it stuck under a house fence in Rampangi, Santubong – near Kuching. (Facebook)