Leopard Tranquilized After 24 Hours in Assam’s Jorhat

While tranquilizing the leopard, he got injured due to which he will undergo a medical examination.
Leopard Tranquilized After 24 Hours in Assam’s Jorhat
Leopard Tranquilized After 24 Hours in Assam’s Jorhat

After continuous efforts by the forest department, the officials caught the leopard, which was creating terror in Assam’s Jorhat injuring several, on Tuesday morning after 24 hours.

The forest officials said that they had been continuing their search since yesterday at 10 am. They were successful in tranquilizing the leopard and capturing him inside a quarter.

While tranquilizing the leopard, he got injured due to which he will undergo a medical examination.

The forest department will take decision regarding the leopard after medical examination.

Meanwhile, the leopard has been taken to Regional Forest Officer’s Office and later it will be taken to Kaziranga.

It may be mentioned that at least 15 people, including three forest staff were injured after the leopard unleashed a reign of terror at a neighourhood on Monday.

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The incident occurred near the Rain Forest Research Institute located at Chenijan in Jorhat.

The irate leopard first attacked a family which included a father, mother and their two children at Sotai area of the district. 

The forest officials, upon receiving information, rushed to the spot with rifles and firecrackers to chase the leopard away from the residential area. Two forest officials were injured during the ordeal, they informed.

Superintendent of Police of Jorhat district, Mohan Lal Meena, told ANI that 13 persons, including three forest staff, were injured in the attack.

"All the injured were admitted to a local hospital. They are said to be out of danger," the SP said.

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