Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Temple elephant runs amok, tramples mahout to death
MALAPPURAM: A 47-year mahout was trampled to death by an elephant that went berserk at Pulmanthol in Malappuram on Tuesday.
Police said P B Anil, hailing from Puthuppalli in Kottayam was killed by the pachyderm, which was brought for Palur Alancherry Bhagwati Temple, this morning.
The tusker, which also damaged about ten vehicles in the temple premises, was brought under control after two hours, they added.