CHIKKAMAGALURU: A nine-year-old leopard was killed after being hit by a train at the Deavanur railway station on Sunday.The gangmen who saw the accident, brought the matter to the notice of the station master who later informed his higher officials.
It is said that the leopard had been roaming around Halladahally, S Koppalu, Gunasagara, Kabballi, Chikkadevanur in Kadur taluk and had created fear among the villagers. The villagers after learning about the death of the leopard appealed to Forest officials to track down such wild animals.
Arsikere division police assistant sub inspector Sibbe Gowda visited the spot. A case has been registered