Assam: Tea garden workers killed leopard after it attacked and injured one in Golaghat
Guwahati/IBNS: Tea garden workers of Assam’s Golaghat district killed a leopard after it attacked and injured one.
The incident took place at Bijuli tea garden in Golaghat district on Thursday.
Locals said that, when some workers were busy at work at the tea garden, a leopard entered the tea estate and attacked a worker.
The injured worker was rushed to a nearby hospital.
"When the leopard tried to attack some other people in the area, tea garden workers bludgeoned the big cat to death in self-defense," a villager said.
The DFO of Golaghat district said that the forest department will conduct a probe into the incident.