KOCHI: A special team Wednesday arrested Jijo alias Andikunju of Uravangachal, one of the main accused and a sharp shooter capable in killing elephant at one shot. He was taken into custody by the forest officials in Kasargod. The investigating team suspect to get more details on elephant poaching from Andikunju.
The probe is on a slow pace with the suicide of the main accused Aikkaramattom Vasu. Now all hopes are on Andikunju as he was with Vasu for the last ten years. The team strongly believes that Andikunju will be able to give some vital details of elephant poaching as the two were in a good relation. Jijo was hiding somewhere in Karnataka.