Bengaluru, Oct 31 (SocialNews.XYZ) Panic gripped residents of Kudlu Gate locality in Bengaluru near Whitefield after a leopard was reportedly spotted in the area.
The residents explain that they are afraid to come out of their houses and are forced to carry a cane to have a sense of security while moving around.
Movement of a leopard at the car garage, apartment premises, near the lift, compound and parking lot area were captured on the CCTV in the wee hours of October 29.
It was also spotted by local residents and beat police.
Though the forest department officers launched a search operation, the wild beast could not be found.
Taking no chances, the forest department has placed cages at multiple points and advised people not to venture out at night.
Residents of Bommanahalli, HSR Layout, BTM Layout have specially been asked not to venture out alone at night.
Five teams have been formed under the monitoring of the Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF) S.S. Lingaraja and District Forest Officer (DFO) Ravindra.