The male leopard was spotted inside the residential campus of ONGC on Thursday night (Representational)
A leopard was rescued from a residential complex of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) in Sivasagar district of Assam, officials said on Friday.
The adult male leopard was spotted inside the residential campus of the ONGC on Thursday night, an official told news agency PTI.
"After getting information, immediately a forest team was sent there. It did no harm to any person," he added.
After a lot of efforts, the forest team was able to capture the leopard after tranquilizing him, the official said.
"Following mandatory health check-up, the leopard was released at the Panidihing Reserve Forest," the forest officer said.
On Thursday, another leopard that created panic among residents of fringe villages in Manas National Park was captured by forest personnel and later released in the wild.
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