Budgam: A leopard that mauled a minor girl to death at Ompora Housing Colony last week was reportedly spotted inside the premises of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam’s office during the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.
Sources said that the leopard was spotted by locals and security forces inside DC office premises and they immediately called the Wildlife officials.
Divulging the details, the wildlife officials said that a team of the department reached the spot within no time; however, they couldn’t locate the leopard after searching for couple of hours.
Meanwhile, he confirmed that the footprints of the leopard have matched with the one spotted at Ompora Housing Colony where the girl was taken by the leopard and mauled to death in nearby forest nursery.
It is pertinent to mention that that during the last week two leopard that entered residential areas were caught alive. (CNS)