Leopard Spotted Near Bungalow In Maharashtra's Nashik Caught

The forest and police officials rushed to the site and launched a search and that the feline was yet to be traced.

50 Shares
EMAIL
PRINT
COMMENTS
Leopard Spotted Near Bungalow In Maharashtra's Nashik Caught

The leopard was captured in a CCTV installed at the bungalow (Representational)


Nashik: 

A leopard was spotted moving near a bungalow in Nashik city of Maharashtra on Sunday morning, triggering panic among locals, police said.

The big cat was captured in a CCTV installed at the bungalow located in the crowded Savarkar Nagar locality, following which its residents informed the police who in-turn alerted the forest department, an official at Gangapur police station said.

The forest and police officials rushed to the site and launched a search, he said, adding that the feline was yet to be traced.

On January 25, a leopard had strayed in the same area and injured a local politician and two media personnel, police earlier said.

The carnivore was later caught by forest officials.

The western part of Nashik district has dense forests which are home to several wild animals including leopards, wolves, hyenas and foxes, a forest official said.



Get the latest election news, live updates and election schedule for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on ndtv.com/elections. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates from each of the 543 parliamentary seats for the 2019 Indian general elections.

NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................