Leopard finally gets trapped after straying into village

Forest department officials finally trapped the leopard that had created panic among the villagers and had also injured three persons including Kantabanji forest ranger Vijayananda Khunta in Kuruli village in Kantabanji forest range of Balangir district. The animal had strayed into human habitation and hid in a cowshed in Kuruli village creating dread in the area. Reportedly, the leopard will now be taken to Harishankar for immediate relocation and later it may be shifted to Nandankanan zoo in Bhubaneswar.