Saturday, January 02, 2010

India: Man arrested for leopard's death

STAFF WRITER 21:8 HRS IST

Amreli (Guj), Jan 1 (PTI) A man has been arrested for laying a trap which led to the death of a leopard in Rajula taluka of the district today, forest officials said.

The incident took place in Babradhari area where one Vitthal Devipujak had laid a trap to catch wild animals, they said.

According to the officials, the two-year-old leopard died of strangulation after being caught in the trap.

Devipujak has been booked under the Wildlife Protection Act and further probe was on in the matter, the officials said.

http://www.ptinews.com/news/449393_Man-arrested-for-leopard-s-death

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