A female leopard was found dead under suspicious conditions in the revenue area of Karaundi at Dheemarkheda forest area in Madhya Pradesh’s Katni district, a forest official said on Friday.
The body of the leopard was found late at night on Thursday. The age of the big cat is said to be around 5 years. On getting the information about the matter, the officials of the forest department rushed to the spot and started an investigation into the matter.
“The carcass of a female leopard was found in the revenue area of Karaundi Beat at Dheemarkheda (Pan Umaria) forest area late night on Thursday. Upon receiving information, the area has been searched with a dog squad team,” Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Gajendra Chaturvedi said.
Further investigation into the matter is underway, he added. (ANI)