Saturday, August 15, 2020
Home News Reports Kerala: Two accused Abdul Kareem and Riyazudheen absconding, says police probing the pregnant...

Kerala: Two accused Abdul Kareem and Riyazudheen absconding, says police probing the pregnant elephant death case

Earlier in the day, Kerala police arrested one person identified as P Wilson in connection with the case who is an employee of an estate which is owned by the other two absconding accused, Abdul Kareem and Riyasudheen.

The investigation into the pregnant elephant death case in Kerala has been moving at a fast pace. The Kerala police investigating the death of a pregnant wild elephant in Kerala has informed that the other two accused in the case are still absconding. Palakkad Superintendent of Police G Siva Vikram has named the absconders as Abdul Kareem and son Riyasudheen, both natives of Ambalappara. They are suspected to be the owners of the estate, where P Wilson, the accused who was arrested earlier in the day worked.

The Forest Department identified three people suspected to be involved in the case, but let off two persons after interrogation. Two FIRs have been registered in the case, first by the Forest Department and then by the police. Mannarkkad police in Palakkad registered the FIR (first information report) against unknown persons on June 3.

The FIR was registered under section 9B (1)(b) [possesses, uses, sells or transports any explosive shall be punishable with imprisonment] of the Explosive Act, 1884. The case is also registered under section 11(1) of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, which lists various offences, including sub-section (1) (a) “beats, kicks, over-rides, over-drives, over-loads, tortures or otherwise treats any animal so as to subject it to unnecessary pain or suffering or causes or, being the owner permits, any animals to be so treated”.

One person named P Wilson arrested in connection with the case

Earlier in the day, Kerala police arrested one person identified as P Wilson in connection with the case. According to reports, Kerala forest minister K Raju said that P Wilson, who is an employee of an estate that cultivates cash crops and spices, was arrested on Friday.

- Advertisement -

The accused reportedly said to the interrogators that they had set up a trap of fruit filled with crackers to scare wild boars, which destroy their farms often.

The 15-year-old Elephant had died due to sever injuries in mouth

The one-month pregnant elephant died in Palakkad on May 27, days after it injured its jaws due to explosives packed in a pineapple that it had eaten. The incident had come to light on May 27 when Mohan Krishnan, a forest officer, wrote a Facebook post after witnessing the death.

The elephant rushed to nearby Velliyar river after eating the cracker-filled fruit and died at the spot even as forest officials tried to rescue it. Reportedly, some locals saw the female elephant on 25 May when she came to their village and she died on May 27 after standing in water for the whole day.

The autopsy report of the dead elephant had revealed that the crackers stuffed in the pineapple which was fed to the elephant burst in her mouth leading to severe injuries. The elephant was not able to eat anything due to the deep wounds for almost two weeks, due to which she fell and drowned due to weakness. 

The post-mortem report had revealed that the animal died as a result of drowning, followed by inhalation of water which led to lung failure. This has been identified as the immediate cause of the death of the elephant.

The killing of the 15-year-old elephant had triggered a massive outrage across the country as Bollywood actors, business icons and sports persons took to social media to condemn the action.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

How new India moved from women’s development to women-led development under Prime Minister Modi

Union Minister Smriti Irani writes on PM Modi's contribution towards women empowerment in the country.

With one ‘profile’ of Naveen, India Today becomes a part of the Muslim mob that burnt Bengaluru, thirsty for his blood: Read how

After Deccan Herald painted Naveen as a 'serial offender', India Today has published a 'character profile' which is basically character assassination

Did Indian scientists make space bricks with ‘urine’ as claimed by NDTV? Not really: Here are the facts

NDTV claimed that Indian scientists were using urine to make space bricks when the scientists were, in fact, using urea.

The Communist betrayal of the Hindus on Direct Action Day and support for the Pakistan Demand

The Communist Party of India (CPI) was one such organisation that left an obtrusive footprint upon the history of the mass independence movement, for reasons good and bad, significantly, for betrayal during Direct Action Day

Operation Polo: When India annexed Hyderabad from the Nizam and Razakars, the suppression of Hindus and the role of Nehru

On the midnight of August 15th 1947, India gained its independence from the British and was partitioned into two countries- Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan

On its first Independence Day since the liberation of Ram Janmabhoomi, India must pledge to return Kashi-Mathura to its true inheritors

The 74th Independence Day celebrations are underway across the country and it is a momentous occasion for the country for more reasons than one.

Recently Popular

Jesus Christ’s photo inside Hindu temple goes viral claiming police SP had ‘pressurized’ priest to put it there, temple priest and police deny allegations

The temple priest has apologised for the incident and said that they did not have any evil intentions to hurt any religious sentiments

Bengaluru Riots: ‘Just because I’m from Congress, should I not speak about Dharma’, Naveen tells police

Reportedly, Naveen has revealed sensational information pertaining to Bengaluru riots to the police officials during his investigation.

He may have flings with actresses, but is not a murderer: Subramanian Swamy says Aditya Thackeray has nothing to do with Sushant Singh Rajput’s...

Swamy said in the Q and A session that some other powerful persons are involved in the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, and Aditya is not one of them.

Wikipedia page on Bengaluru violence calls it a ‘clash’, refuses to identify rioters as Muslims: Here are the reasons given by the ‘editors’

On the 11th of August, when Hindus of the country celebrated Janmashtami, a Muslim mob indulged in violence in Bengaluru after being offended by a Facebook post that was allegedly against the Prophet of Islam.

Former SP leader Shahzeb Rizvi announces bounty of Rs 51 lakh on Karnataka Congress MLA’s nephew Naveen’s head for ‘blasphemous’ Facebook post

Shahzeb Rizvi said that whoever beheads Naveen for insulting the Prophet and brings his head will be given a bounty of Rs 51 lakh

‘Shut up or else, you will also be put to sleep forever’, mother of deceased actress Jiah Khan accuses director Mahesh Bhatt of intimidating...

Rabia Khan, mother of deceased actress Jiah Khan, accused Mahesh Bhatt of being a 'mouthpiece' of the Bollywood mafia.

Former captain of Indian cricket team MS Dhoni announces retirement on Independence Day, Suresh Raina follows suit

Former captain of the Indian cricket team MS Dhoni has announced his retirement from international cricket.

Seventy years after Jogendra Nath Mandal decided to return from Pakistan over atrocities on Hindus, his prophecies have come true

Jogendra Nath Mandal was appointed as a minister in the first Pakistan govt, but later he had returned to India

Bina Das, Pritilata and Kalpana Dutta: Three valiant women from Bengal who fought for independence from the British

This article takes a brief look at three such women from Bengal who had taken direct part in India's fight for freedom.

Ankita Lokhande shares house record and bank statements to dismiss reports claiming that Sushant Singh Rajput paid her EMIs

Ankita Lokhande dismisses claim by ED official that EMI for her flat was paid by Sushant Singh Rajput, shares records as proof

Ravish Kumar claims mob has ‘no religion’ after Bengaluru riots but earlier emphasised that Pehlu Khan was lynched by 100 Hindus

Ravish tried to deny the 'communal angle' in the Bengaluru carnage, but praised Muslims for 'protecting' a Hindu temple

How new India moved from women’s development to women-led development under Prime Minister Modi

Union Minister Smriti Irani writes on PM Modi's contribution towards women empowerment in the country.

Independence Day: Remembering the forgotten freedom fighters from Northeast India

On this occasion of 74th Independence Day, let us remember five such freedom fighters from the North East India.

Uttar Pradesh: FIR filed against Kamruddin, Alamgir, Ahmad and several others for molesting a teenage girl and assaulting her family

After family of a girl and others protested against uslim youths passing lewd comments on her, they were assaulted by a Muslim mob

With one ‘profile’ of Naveen, India Today becomes a part of the Muslim mob that burnt Bengaluru, thirsty for his blood: Read how

After Deccan Herald painted Naveen as a 'serial offender', India Today has published a 'character profile' which is basically character assassination

West Bengal: BJP booth worker killed in scuffle with TMC miscreants during flag hoisting ceremony on Independence Day

Another BJP worker, block general secretary Smarajit Samanta was seriously injured in the attack by TMC goons in West Bengal

Connect with us

240,635FansLike
430,970FollowersFollow
302,000SubscribersSubscribe