Mysuru, November 21:- A leopard which had caused panic among the residents of BEML Layout in the city was caught in a cage by the forest department personnel.
The leopard was preying on dogs in the layout since a week and had caused panic among the residents. The leopard was trapped in the cage kept at the premises of BEML factory.
The villagers residing in the area had been pressurising the forest department to capture the leopard. The officials informed that the 4-year-old male leopard was trapped in the cage at around 2:30 am. The healthy leopard was later released in Nagarahole forests. (KS, NGB)