12-foot python inside cardboard box found on Poovathur roadside
Poovathur: In a strange incident that happened at Mullasserry Canal Road, a 12-foot python was found dumped inside a cardboard box and placed on the roadside. The box was first noticed by a youth from the locality and he thought that the box would have slipped from any of the travellers going through the route.
On finding something suspicious inside the box, the youth immediately informed the police. When police reached the spot and opened the box, they found a python. The forest officials reached the spot on being informed by the police and local people and took the python to be released into the forest.
Local people said that it is usual for people to dump slaughter wastes on the roads in darkness.