Leopard captured from Thane mall in five-hour long operation
The forest department officials on Wednesday managed to capture a leopard that was seen leaving the Korum Mall in Thane around 5.30 am. The leopard is believed to have entered the mall complex after scaling the perimeter wall.
CCTV footage showed the wild cat leaving the mall premises around 5.30 am.
A search operation was initiated after the leopard was seen moving towards the Vasant Vihar residential area in the vicinity.
After searching the adjacent areas, the forest department officials managed to trace the leopard to the basement of the nearby Hotel Satkar Residency at Cadbury Junction in Thane.
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