A leopard was captured in Japisajia area on the outskirts of Golaghat town. Japisajia area has turned into a haven for the leopard which was suspected to have come from the adjacent tea gardens.
The Forest department laid a trap to catch the wildcat which had killed several cattle in the area.
Earlier, the locals had informed the Forest officials about the leopard which was frequently spotted in the area for past one month.
The leopard was caged on Thursday morning.