Rajasthan: Crocodile Kills Man in Chambal River in Karauli District
Crocodile. (Photo Credit: Getty images)

Jaipur, January 10: A 30-year-old man was killed by a crocodile in Chambal River in Rajasthan's Karauli district, police said Thursday. The incident took place Wednesday night when the crocodile leapt from the water and grabbed the man who was standing near the banks of the river, SHO, Mandrayal police station, Raghuveer Singh said.

The mutilated body of Mukesh Mallah was found on Thursday by divers, he said. The body was handed over to the family members after post-mortem, the SHO said. A Crocodile Was Captured to Deliver Croc Safety Measures For School Children, Twitterati Are Amazed.

A case has been registered under section 174 (investigation of unnatural deaths) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPc), police said.