Bantwal, Nov 20, 2021: A leopard which fell into a trap laid for it at Hegadekuli in Manchi village of Bantwal taluk was rescued by the Forest Department personnel with the help of locals.
The rescue operation was held till late night on Friday in a residential area. The Forest Department received information about a leopard on the prowl in the area. Immediately an operation was launched and after four successive hours of effort the leopard was tranquilized and trapped.
The leopard will be released in the forest after providing it necessary treatment, informed Forest officials.