Chandrapur: A middle-aged leopard, which had taken shelter in a disused house in village Kotha (Murmali) under Sindewahi forest area, has been rescued after a long operation of about nine hours. And this leopard has been taken to Chandrapur Transit Treatment Center.
Sources have also told that the leopard was roaming a lot in the village for the last few days in search of easy prey. During the night, the beast took shelter in a dilapidated house.
Then as soon as the villagers got information about his presence in the house at around 7 in the morning, Then he immediately informed the forest workers about it. RFO Sindewahi VA Salkar along with his team reached the spot.
This leopard completely thwarted all their efforts
Then the Sindwahi police were also called on the spot to control the unruly crowd that had gathered to have a glimpse of the leopard. And then the forest workers initially tried to get the leopard into the cage kept at the main entrance of the house.
However, this leopard completely thwarted all their efforts and kept roaming inside the house from one room to another.
Then finally the officials summoned the Rapid Response Team (RRT) from Tadoba. A team led by TATR Veterinary Officer Dr. Ravikant Khobragade made a hole in the main door of the house and drove the animal away.