KUMARHATTI: Panic has gripped the residents of Barog near Solan after the reported prowling of a leopard in area from the past few weeks. Last night the big cat had attacked the cowshed of Raj Kumar who resided downstream near the Barog market on the way to railway station.
According to Raj Kumar the leopard entered from window and attacked an ox and calf inside the cowshed. The ox was badly injured as leopard attacked on its neck. The calf was also injured on neck by leopard.
According to villagers the leopard has killed a stray cow in forest near Barog. The people have started to avoid venturing out of their homes after evening, said Mr. Sanjay Thakur, the Barog based Treasurer of BJP Solan district Yuva Morcha. He demanded that Forest department should immediately lay a trap to catch the leopard whose fear was increasing with each passing day.