Maharashtra: Leopard drags five-year-old girl into bushes, kills her
The girl was found in the forest some distance away and was brought declared dead at the hospital
A five-year-old girl was killed by a leopard here on Wednesday evening. The deceased was identified as Lavanya Dandekar, officials said. Her father is a CISF jawan deployed at the Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station. While Lavanya was playing outside in the staff colony area, a leopard attacked and dragged her into bushes, officials said.
She was found in the forest some distance away and was brought declared dead at hospital.
The forest department has installed a cage and few camera traps to capture the leopard, said Rahul Karekar, Forest Officer of Chandrapur Range.
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