FROM A CORRESPONDENT
DULIAJAN, April 9: A mature leopard weighing almost 80-85 kg was captured on Saturday in a cave at Chapori of linipather, Bamungaon under Duliajan police station.
The captured leopard’s height and length was 2 feet and 5 feet respectively. The leopard had been terrorizing the people of the area since some time. Hence the Digboi forest department of Charaipung range set up a cave one month ago in the area. On Saturday morning when a villager went to cut trees, he saw a leopard in the cave. He immediately informed the local police station. A team of Digboi forest department recovered the captured leopard without injury, in association with Duliajan police station and the local people. The leopard was tranquilized and then carried to the Digboi forest department.