Marayur: A 34-year-old man was arrested for illegally possessing deer horns at Kanthalur. The Marayur police nabbed Kannan alias Vellakanni from his house in Kanthalur town on Thursday night.

Marayur SI and his team reached Kanthalur on Thursday night to nab Kannan who was taken into custody along with 4 others. On seeing the police, Kannan tried to flee the place taking something in his hand.

Kannan was on the police radar for quite sometime and when police nabbed him they recovered deer horns from him. Kannan was known to have regular fights with his wife and had also set fire to his house in a fit of rage. A case will be booked under the Wildlife Act and he will be handed over to the Kanthalur Range officer.