A cobra in a basket sent as a warning and/or method of assanination. To place a venemous snake in a box and send it to a unwitting victim.
While eatin his curry crisps, the young Satin Slipper was bit by a cobra when he unknowingly opened a Bangalore Suprise. In the movie Kill Bill, Bill's brother dies as a result of a Bangalore Suprise. Because the market owner raised his daily rent, the young snake charmer sent the boss's home a Bangalore Suprise.