A leopard wreaked havoc in Maharashtra’s Nashik district on Friday after enetering a crowded locality. The animal was was caught several hours later but not before it had injured a local politician and two media personnel. The leopard strayed into Savarkar Nagar area in the early hours of the day and was finally caught by Forest department personnel at around 10:45 am, an official from Gangapur Road police station said.
“Local Shiv Sena corporator Santosh Gaikwad, television news channel cameramen Tabrez Shaikh and Kapil Bhaskar were injured by the leopard. They are undergoing treatment at a nearby hospital,” he said.
#WATCH A leopard entered a residential area & attacked people in Nashik, earlier today. The leopard was later caught by Forest Department. #Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/FvB41PjTHs
— ANI (@ANI) January 25, 2019