Motorcyclist trampled to death

Special Correspondent

Kozhikode: A 35-year-old man identified as Abdul Azeez was trampled to death by a wild elephant on the Mananthavady-Mysore road passing through the forest early on Wednesday in Wayanad.

Abdul Azeez and his friend were pushing their motor through the road after they ran out of petrol when the wild elephant attacked them.

Abdul Azeez was killed by the elephant. But his friend managed to escape into the forest and reach a forest office. The Forest Department personnel found Abdul Azeez dead. The incident is reported to have occurred around 2.30 a.m. near Baveli. Abdul Azeez, a hotel worker, is survived by wife and two children.

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