Malakpet constable rescues cobra
Hyderabad: The sight of a cobra at the busy Chilkalguda crossroads near the Secunderabad railway station startled motorists and passersby on Saturday morning. Traffic personnel who spotted the cobra, called in Venkatesh Naik, a constable from Malakpet police, to rescue the snake.
Chilkalguda traffic station house officer Ch Srinivasulu said that passersby spotted the snake and informed the police, who called up Naik, who is an expert at catching snakes. “He caught the snake and handed it over to zoo authorities,” Srinivasulu said.
Apart from wooded areas and those that are fenced off, there is a large drain near the crossroads.