The images of PT-14, which already snuffed out three lives, straying into human habitats have come out
The order was issued by a division bench of the court while considering a case related to protecting the life of wild elephants.
A herd of elephants that created terror in areas inhabited by people was hit by a train while crossing the railway track near Kanjikode.
BJP and RSS leaders from Kerala had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him to have a rethink on the factory.
At present, industrial units in Kanjikode manufacture products ranging from advanced Tatra trucks that can launch missiles to bottle caps.