Chaos in Gurugram village after leopard enters house

Gurugram, Aug 9 (IANS) Residents of Badshahpur village here faced a scary situation on Friday afternoon after young male leopard entered a house and then a saloon.

However, the saloon operators, who managed to flee safely, also showed presence of mind to lock the animal inside and Forest Department officials later secured the wild cat.

Deputy Chief Conservator of Forests, Vinod Kumar said: "The leopard was rescued after one hour without using tranquilisers. They used an iron cage for successful rescue operation."

As news of the incident spread in the locality near Vatika Tower, and over 2,000 locals assembled at the place leading to huge chaos.A

"The leopard, which is around two and a half years old, has sustained some scratches on its face due to broken glass of the saloon. It is currently under observation and will be released in Aravalli mountain soon," the officer added.

--IANS

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