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Leopard captured at Jhanji

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Jun 2017 12:00 AM GMT

FROM A CORRESPONDENT
GAURISAGAR, May 31: A four-foot long leopard was captured on Wednesday morning at Jhanji Phulpanichiga Changmai village under Gaurisagar police station in Sivasagar district. The leopard had been creating panic in Phupanichiga Changmai, Gorakush and Moranchiga villages by killing livestock of farmers. In this regard, local people urged the forest department to capture the leopard but in vain. On Tuesday, the local people set a trap brought from mti and on Tuesday night the leopard was captured. Local people informed the district forest office. Sivasagar divisiol forest personnel reached the spot and recovered the leopard. After treatment in the rescue camp, the leopard will be released in the Abhoypur reserve forest in Sivasagar district, said Bidya Bordoloi, DFO (Wildlife), Sivasagar.

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