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Kotdwar: Two arrested for torching leopard

Last Updated: Friday, March 25, 2011 - 16:03

Kotdwar: Two persons were held Friday
for killing a leopard that was not a man-eater at village
Dhamdhar in Pauri district, police said here.

Vijay Singh and Manwar Singh of Dhamdhar village are
among the 10 including two women against whom cases have been
registered for the March 23 incident which happened in the
presence of forest officials and police.

SP(Pauri Garhwal) Pushkar Jyoti assured that the
rest would be apprehended soon.

After the leopard was captured, some villagers threw
kerosene on the animal, setting it on fire. A post-mortem
later revealed that the leopard was not a man-eater.


First Published: Friday, March 25, 2011 - 16:03
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