Female leopard trapped, released in forest area

A female leopard was trapped at the of Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) premises in the city on Sunday.

The leopard was trapped in a cage at the BEML premises at Koorgalli Industrial Area on Sunday morning. The two-year-old leopard was spotted a few days back and its movement captured on a CCTV camera installed at the premises.

On receiving information from the BEML authorities, the forest department personnel had placed a cage at the premises to trap the stray leopard. Later, the forest authorities released the big cat into Sollepur forest area. –KK, NGB

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