Madhu, a mentally unstable tribal youth had died on February 22, 2018 after being assaulted by locals at Mukkali in Attappady on charges of petty thefts.
Attappady has, in its cold air and calm tenor, two versions of the lynching story. An outsider can either take sides, seek the truth, or get lost in the vortex of the differing narratives.
The water level must drop by 27 feet so that the flow of water through the damaged shutter stops.
The shutter, which is usually raised by 10 centimetres, was opened for the entire height of 25 feet.
The fence, which was reportedly installed to keep wild boars from trespassing into farmland, unfortunately, electrocuted the female elephant aged around 25 years.
The Commission is intervening in the case of the death of Aishwarya, a native of Thattamangalam, and her child.
Since the daily wage staffers are appointed by the officers concerned as per requirement, they can be removed based on the discretion of the authorities.
The court ordered to examine the eye sight of Sunilkumar, a forest watcher, after he said that he was not able to recognise the people, including himself, in some footage screened by the court.
The Forest Department fired Sunil from his job as a temporary watcher under Silent Valley Division for turning hostile in the case.
It is suspected the dog that bit Sulthana was the same one that attacked an eight-year-old in Mepparambu on Tuesday morning.