Written by Tora Agarwala
| Guwahati |
Updated: June 8, 2020 12:08:50 am
The leopard was caught in a rope trap before it was killed.A leopard was lynched, its teeth removed, and subsequently paraded by a group of people in the Katahbari Pahar area of Guwahati on Sunday morning, officials said. “It was an 8-year-old male leopard which had been initially caught with a rope trap by the locals,” said Rajib Baruah, DFO, Kamrup East Division, adding that the Katahbari Pahar area fell under the Fatasil Reserve Forest of Guwahati.
In an alleged video clip of the incident, now circulating on social media, three-four men can be seen parading the carcass of the animal to the hoots and cheers by the surrounding crowd. Six people have been arrested so far — including one minor — in co