6-ft-long crocodile rescued from village pond in Malkangiri

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Malkangiri: A six-feet-long crocodile was rescued from a pond by locals on Monday at Kalimela area in Malkangiri district.

According to reports, panic gripped Kalimela area after a few villagers spotted the crocodile in the water body.

The locals managed to catch the crocodile with the help of a net and later, they handed it over to the forest officials.

A similar incident had taken place six months ago. A huge crocodile was spotted in a pond at MV 78 village under Kalimela block in the district.

The crocodile was rescued by the villages after the forest personnel refused to get it out of the pond.

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