Jaipur: A panther was today caught nearSariksa where a hunt is underway to nab an elusive feline which had mauled two persons to death.
The panther was trapped in a cage this morning in forest area near Gopalpura village. However, it is not yet confirmed if it is the same panther which attacked two persons on Sunday.
The animal has been shifted to Jaipur zoo for medical examination, Alwar collector Muktanand Agrawal told PTI.
He said that the veterinary doctors at the zoo would examine if it is the same panther.
Teams of forest department and police are still combing the area in search of the panther. Twenty cameras have been installed and monitoring is being done through drone cameras as well. The hunt is underway since Sunday.
Six persons have died recently in panther attacks in Sariska forest area. PTI
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