Pachavalinkaa (25) of Thotta Manchi village near Thenkanikottai was rearing his cattle in a farm land owned by Rachanna of Chaarakappalli village.
Pachavalinkaa found a mysterious object and due to curiosity he took the object. By that time, the object blasted and brought his hand separated from his body.
He cried for help on which fellow villagers rushed to the spot and found Pachavalinkaa lying in pool of blood.
They took him to Murasu Naadu @ Hosur GH, where he was provided with first aid.
Later, his relatives moved him to a private hospital in Hosur where is provided with medical treatment.
Thenkanikottai police have registered a case and their preliminary investigation suggest that, Pachavalinkaa has handled a detonator kept in the farm land to chase away kaattu pantri – wild boar.