The accused got agitated on being questioned, pulled out a knife, with which he stabbed a head constable.
The 16-year-old girl was returning home from school when she was attacked by Kesavan.
Sources confirmed that the elephant has to be operated on.
None of the injuries from either shooting Friday night were believed to be life-threatening.
Two policemen allegedly sustained injuries when the gangsters hurled bombs and opened fire.
Following that, they arranged an ambulance and took her to the Collectorate. She was then taken to the respective office on a stretcher.
The flaming cracker went into the house and hit the child when she was asleep at around 11.30 pm. The girl has undergone surgery in a private hospital, said police.
A 24-year-old woman died on the spot, while five of her family members were injured, after their car rammed into a parked lorry on NICE road near Magadi toll, on Saturday night.
“But on Friday evening, a quarrel broke out between them outside the school and teachers and villagers had to intervene to stop it.
At around 6.50 pm, the parapet wall of the first floor collapsed and the debris landed on the ground below, trapping the people standing in front of the shops on the ground floor.
Police said the driver of the SUV, in which the migrant workers from Nakatta village of Balaghat district in MP were travelling, rammed a stationary DCM van from the rear.
Speaking to TNIE, Central Zone Chairperson Meena said the CCMC will renovate the park and repair equipment at a cost of `5 lakh in the next two months to avoid further mishaps.
Police said due to the huge rush of devotees, the driver and homeguard could not communicate properly, leading to the incident.
State Health Minister Veena George handed over the key of an ambulance under the health department's trauma care project- "KANIV-108", to Deepamol.
Two persons sustained critical injuries in a clash between supporters of BJD and BJP during the fourth phase polling at Pankipali within Sohela police limits here on Tuesday.