A highly poisonous cobra (Pullanhi Moorkhan) was caught at a house well in Kozhikode.
The snake was staying at the well for the last one month ,’blocking’ the drinking water of the house owner Kothambra Meethal Surendran,near Poloor temple at Parambil Bazar and his neighbor who depend this well to take drinking water.
“We were afraid of the snake and didn’t use the well for around one month.As the drought affected well was being re-charged to get good inflow , the worker found the snake and we realized that the cobra was still there.”-said the house owner.
They sought the help of the forest department. Gireesh , an expert in the snake catching, was assigned by the department to catch the snake.It took two weeks again to catch the cobra by using a net.
Later,the snake was set free to the forest.