Diamond Harbour: A lone fisherman has been devoured by a crocodile while fishing in Jagaddal river in Sundarbans of South 24 Parganas, police investigating the disappearance of Anukul Maity today said.This was the second such case in ten days in the same river.Forty-six-year-old Anukul Maity, a resident of Satyadaspur, disappeared while fishing in the riverine water on Sunday afternoon at Patharpratima. Local people said the poor man have been gobbled up the crocodile. A search since yesterday could not trace the remains of the fisherman.
On June 8 last, the 55-year-old fisherman, Jareswar Modal, was killed by the crocodile while fishing into the Jagaddal river.The eye witnesses said Jareswar Mondal, a resident of Bonoshamnagar village of Patharpratima, while catching shrimps was caught by the crocodile, which dragged him down the deep water. He was never seen despite a search was conducted by his fellow fishermen.(UNI)