Snake Helpline member Purnachandra Das rescued the reptile by reaching the spot and handed over the same to Forest Range office located at Baramunda.
Bhubaneswar, July 19: Commuters were struck with curiosity after a 10-feet-long python was seen on the road passing in front of Mind Tree office in Infocity area in Bhubaneswar.
The incident took place at around 7.30 am while morning walkers and office-goers were en-route to their destinations. They immediately called up Snake Helpline officials for assistance as the python appeared to be ailing with less movement.
Later, Snake Helpline member Purnachandra Das rescued the reptile by reaching the spot and handed over the same to the Forest Range office located at Baramunda in the city.
Post health check-up and measurement the python was found to be a 10-feet-long female reptile.
Later, the Forest Department officials accompanied by Forest staff took the python in a van to Kuasaura water body located inside Bharatpur forest and released into water.
The reptile might have developed weakness after laying eggs, said Purnachandra while informing about the health condition of the rescued python.