Leopard trapped inside house
In an unusual incident, a leopard was locked in house while mother and infant escaped when it try to attack a dog at Manttihalli in Gundlet Taluk today.
Forest officials said the incident occurred when the leopard chased a dog in an attack. However, the dog came inside the house. The mother, who saw the leopard entering, took her child and escaped after locking the door.
The neighbours later informed the forest officials. The villagers alleged the forest officials failed to act upon their complaints of stray wild animals attacking humans and domestic animals in and round the area. Later, the forest officials visited the spot and trapped the leopard.
(Posted on 20-05-2014)