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.
After receiving the information, a team of forest officials reached the spot and recovered the body.
Preliminary investigation found that the bones of the leopard were broken badly.
The incident took place at Heelikha Tea Estate in Mariani. The animal was later handed over to the forest department.
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Meanwhile, local people in the area have urged the forest department to trap wild animal as soon as possible
The carcass of the adult leopard has been taken away by the forest personnel for post mortem
The locals discovered the leopard lying dead on the bank of a pond and immediately informed the forest department.
A video that went viral showed two persons trying to chase away the leopard from the area with a stick and the leopard retaliated
Locals suspected that the leopard was hit during the night when it tried to cross the railway line on Sunday night.