News Karnataka
Tuesday, September 27 2022
Belagavi

Belagavi: Operation leopard enters 25th day

Leopard captured
Photo Credit : IANS

Belagavi: Amid continued failures, an operation in Karnataka’s Belagavi District to catch a leopard entered the 25th day on Monday August 29, with authorities now using a ‘honey trap’ method to capture the big cat.

Sources involved in the operation explained that the urine of a female leopard is being spread across the cage installed to catch the prowling big cat.

Meanwhile, more than 350 personnel have started combing operations with JCBs, elephants, sharpshooters, anesthetic experts in the premises of the Golf Club spread across 250 acres in the heart of the Belagavi City.

As a precautionary measure, 21 schools and colleges have been closed. Nearly 20,000 students are being affected by the move.

The authorities have also put dogs inside a few cages, but to no avail.

They were also forced to change the places of eight small cages, one big cage and CCTV cameras as the leopard is changing its place of movement.

Meanwhile, the prolonged operation has created public outrage and opposition Congress party workers are demanding the resignation of the state Forest Minister Umesh Katti.

Share this:
MANY DROPS MAKE AN OCEAN
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Visit 7Jackpots and find the best online casinos in India! Play the most popular casino games for real money!

Find the best odds at 10Cric and ipl betting 2021! Signup today and get up to a 100% deposit bonus.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp