Alwar: Angry villagers burnt alive ‘killer leopard’ in Sariska

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A leopard was burnt alive by annoyed villagers after it killed a 30-year-old man at Nandleshwar town in Akbarpur range of Sariska Tiger Reserve on Saturday.

The casualty, Rampat, was purportedly killed by the animal before in the day while he was headed to an nearby village in Madhogarh. After his mangled body was discovered, villagers gathered at the spot of his demise, requesting that the leopard be caught.

Sensing trouble, the backwoods office summoned a snappy response team and armed police faculty to control the situation. The villagers then recognized the leopard on a slope and started pursuing it to execute it.

At the point when the forest authorities endeavored to stop them, the horde pelted stones at the work force, harming no less than six men. In the midst of all the confusion, the authorities figured out how to tranquilise the leopard, abandoning it semi-cognizant.

It dashed into a collapse a bountifully bleeding and harmed state. Taking after this, the villagers set the give in ablaze with dry logs and grass.

The roasted body of the leopard was later recuperated and sent for autopsy. An FIR has been recorded against unidentified people, said a timberland official. Rampat’s body was given over to his family after postmortem.

They would be given a pay of Rs 4 lakh, said ADM Hemandra Nagar.

This is the seventh death in a panther assault in the towns circumscribing the SariskaTiger Reserve, said STR director R S Shekhawat.

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