Monday, November 19, 2007

Leopard kill 3 year old boy near Gir forest


Leopard kill 3 year old boy near Gir forest

Gujarat Samachar & Divya Bhaskar (Briefly translated from Gujarati)


A poor family of from state of Maharashtra had come to work in a sugarcane farm in the Bhimdeval village near Gir forest in Talala Taluka. The little boy was sleeping with his mother in a kaccha hutment in the farm. Early morning the leopard picked the boy and ran away. Courageously mother hit blows on the leopard but in vein.


The incidence was reported to Gujarat Forest Department. Following the blood stains officers found the dead body without head and right hand about 1.5 km away from the place of incidence.


The victim boy was Tejas son of Dilip Bareiya. The incidence happened in Dineshbhai Bhagwanbhai Kavra. Another news paper has stated that the leopard is caught in cages laid by the forest department.

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