Forest Department arrested 2 persons for killing python

Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

Puttur : Forest Department personnel from Puttur on Tuesday arrested two residents of Kolthige village on the charge of killing a python. An official communiqué here gave the names of the accused as Dhananjaya, 38, and Jaya, 38, residents of Shediguri in Kolthige. A jurisdictional magistrate court has remanded them in judicial custody till July […]

Locals heave sigh of relief as giant python which tried to swallow boy caught

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Bantwal: The python that had tried to swallow Vaishak at Sajipa village in Bantwal taluk who bravely fought it and managed to rescue himself was once again spotted on Wednesday nearly 15 days after the incident. However this time round the locals caught the python and handed it over to forest department officials on Wednesday […]

Boy who fought python returns home; sights another snake near house

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Bantwal: Vaishak (11), the boy who became an overnight hero after rescuing himself from the grip of a python, returned home on Thursday. Coincidentally, a python was seen in the courtyard of his house at Sajipa village in Bantwal. Vaishak was attacked by a python when he was on his way to his grandmother’s house. […]