After a three hour long duel, the forest officials and locals managed to capture the crocodile.
While Benny Behanan stepped down from the post of UDF convener K Muraleedharan quit as the head of the KPCC's campaign committee.
The Civil Supplies Department in Kerala is planning to announce a state-wide probe into similar incidents. There are nearly 1,000 deceased persons in each district with ration cards in their names.
The flat residents have given complaints to the Chalakudy municipal secretary and health department recently, seeking action against the excise officials.
The incident happened at the Chalakudy police station in Kerala's Thrissur district on New Year's eve.
There are 42 hairpin bends on the road from Pollachi to Valparai and several more from Valparai to Chalakudy.
Benny Behanan, the UDF Convenor and Congress' candidate for the Chalakudy Lok Sabha seat, suffered a heart attack on Friday and was admitted to a hospital in Kochi.
The 66-year-old underwent an emergency angioplasty and his condition is now stable, a party leader said.
Few things can beat the beauty of a pleasant drive with your loved ones.
It rained non-stop for nearly two hours on Tuesday evening. Ferocious winds pounded the town on the banks of Chalakudypuzha.