A resident of Odisha’s Cuttack district found a den a banded krait with eggs in an unused toilet pit. The Snake Helpline found 3 deadly banded krait snakes and 2 clutches of white coloured eggs inside the pit. The snakes were rescued and released in a far away natural habitat. The eggs were transferred to the office of the Snake Helpline for artificial incubation. After hatching, the hatchlings shall be handed over to the local Forest Range Officer.