Elephant goes berserk, leaves people panic for six hours in Pathanamthitta
Pathanamthitta: An elephant, that was brought to load timber, turned violent on Wednesday at Variyapuram in Pathanamthitta leaving people panic for almost six hours.
Raveendran, the mahout, was on the top of the elephant till it was tamed. It was at 12 30 pm, the elephant was brought for work. However, it turned violent all of a sudden and moved half-a-kilometre with the mahout on top. Luckily, it did not damage anything.
Finally, with the timely intervention of the elephant squad from Adoor and rapid action squad from Konni, the elephant was tamed and brought the situation under control.