Forest department caught a leopard from a tea garden in Dibrugarh. According to officials, it is a female leopard and will release into a jungle after a clinical check-up. No reports of harm to citizens by leopard have been stated.
A leopard that killed a six-year old boy in Assam’s Guwahati was captured by officials of the Forest department on August 26 after setting up a trap for the animal. The incident had taken place in Maligaon area on August 21. The child's mother was speaking with her neighbour and the boy was playing near their house located on a hilly area in Maligaon. Eyewitnesses claimed that the leopard had suddenly leapt out of the bushes and dragged the child by his neck. The hilly areas of Maligaon have been witnessing a regular leopard movement at night and CCTV cameras have also captured images on several occasions, locals claimed. The leopard has been taken to the rescue centre of Assam State Zoo. Watch the full video for more.
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