Hubballi, February 18: A snake was seen in the compound of Hubballi-Dharwad police commissioner’s residence for around three days, giving rise to great fear among the staff members working there.
The staff members struggled at catching the snake. After their efforts turned futile, they called Ningappa Appannanavar, popularly called ‘Snake Nagaraj’, for the work. Appannanavar caught the snake in 15 minutes with his experienced hands and ensured it was reached to a safe place.
He was lauded by the police officers and staff members for his help. Police Commissioner Labhu Ram got a selfie with ‘Snake Nagaraj’ after the incident.