The forest department after continuous efforts over the past 24 hours caught the leopard, which was creating terror and injuring many people in an attack.
Assam Forest Department
The arrested individual has been identified as Chakra Brahma.
The incident took place on Saturday in a paddy field in the Daponibori area near Dharamtul in the district.
On Wednesday, the Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR) stated that Railways could not be held solely responsible for the incident
Both have been trapped and were caught while accepting demanded money for regularising a forest case, said the official.
Joymala was though reportedly leased out to the temple in 2008, for six months, by an individual from Assam’s Tinsukia district; she was never freed after the lease term was over
Team constituted to visit Tamil Nadu to see condition of Joymala and pave way for its return
The arrested four people have been identified as Abdul Rahman, Afaz Uddin, Samed Ali, and Nizam Uddin.
Educated citizens from the area urged the state government to identify the elephant buffer zones surrounding the villages and provide necessary protection
The arrested smugglers have been identified as Edison Nongtri and Darishan Nonrum, both are residents of Ribhoi district in Meghalaya.