Leopard mauls to death minor in Khag
Srinagar, June 7: A three-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard in Khag area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday late night.
Reports reaching GNS said that the leopard attacked the minor boy Mohammad Amir Lone (3) son of Bashir Ahmad Lone of Lone Mohalla in Sitharan village of Khag when he was on the Varanda of his house waiting for his father to return after offering evening prayers.
The locals said that the leopard dragged the 3-year-old by nearly 350 meters from his residence and left him dead near a forest nursery in the area.
The locals said that the body was recovered around 10:00 pm and police despite repeated calls did not visit the spot.
“Instead we visited the police station taking the body along for the carrying legal formalities,” they said, adding that the boy was later buried at around 1:00 am.