It is a shocking news for the train passengers! A five feet-long python has been caught from a toilet in an AC compartment of Guwahati bound Puri-Guwahati Express at around 7:00 PM this evening. Balasore Railway police officials intervened after getting inputs from some passengers of the compartment, and caught the snake. However, there was no clue about how such a snake could enter into the AC compartment of a train.
Meanwhile, the Officer-in-Charge of RPF, Balasore, Mr. Amulya Kumar Biswal has ruled out any possibility of smuggling of the reptile. The snake could have entered at the railway yard, he said. The RPF shall handover the reptile to the local forest department officials soon.