A nursing student from Kollam was rescued from the backwaters, after she jumped off the Thevara bridge around 9 a.m on Monday. Two boys who were present nearby saved her. She was taken to the hospital with help from the Town South Police. Later, the girl was handed over to a police team from Kollam, where a case was registered after she went missing.

Man arrested

The Cheranalloor police arrested one person here on charges of robbery. Sreenesh, also known as ‘Chemban' Sreenesh, Cheranalloor, was wanted in many robbery cases.

He was arrested for allegedly robbing Libeesh of Kozhikode, who was a truck driver at Cheranalloor, of Rs.2,800 after smashing the windscreen of his truck.