Leopard trapped in Nashik

A female leopard was trapped by forest officials from Shivare village here after it strayed into residential area in Niphad.

Updated: Oct 08, 2013, 16:05 PM IST

Nashik: A female leopard was trapped by forest officials from Shivare village here after it strayed into residential area in Niphad.

The leopard, alongwith its two cubs was spotted moving freely in the area since a week and killed several goats and cattles belonging to the villagers following which they approached the forest department.

The wild cat was caught trapped yesterday after it came searching for one its cubs which was caged by officials, forest sources said today.

The leopard was later administered sedatives and shifted to Nashik, much to the relief of the villagers, officials said.

PTI