To catch the large cats, the Forest Division has began patrolling of the Turahalli forest space the place the leopards had been first noticed. The Turahalli city forest space falls underneath the Bengaluru metropolitan municipal company limits. There have been additionally stories of the large cats being captured on CCTV cameras.
“The data we have now is that there’s one leopard, however individuals reported there are greater than two. We’re ascertaining the knowledge and can give our report in a day or two,” Ravishankar informed PTI.
He mentioned there’s a chance of a leopard is straying along with her cubs within the Turahalli forest space.
Forest division authorities has additionally arrange a cage to catch the prowling feline on the premises of a non-public manufacturing unit in Tarabanahalli in Devanahalli taluk of Bengaluru Rural district.
Previously two days, the individuals have noticed the leopards a number of instances.
The authorities have suggested the individuals towards venturing out alone at evening. They’ve additionally been requested to stay away from the reserve forests, play songs on their mobiles and discuss loudly when they’re transferring throughout nights.
In the meantime, 22-year-old Meghana, a resident of Sakebbehundi close to T. Narasipur city in Mysuru district, who was attacked by a leopard has succumbed to her accidents on the hospital.
She was attacked by a leopard on Thursday, when she had gone to alleviate herself behind her residence.
(Inputs from PTI & IANS)