In north Kashmir, Nadihal village, locals stoned a leopard to death. Eyewitnesses told that a leopard appeared on mid night in the village and created panic among local residents. On next morning, the leopard was spotted dead in a drain at Saleh Mohalla of the village. As the news about the presence of leopard in the village spread, local residents came out of their houses and rained stones on him leading to death of leopard.
Wildlife officials told that as we reached on spot to rescue any hapless situation, locals had already stoned a leopard to death.
A leopard was killed in similar circumstances in the same village in 2009. The Police had filled cases against many locals who were allegedly involved in the killing of leopard.