A leopard has died in an electric trap at a poultry farm in Nilphamari.
The incident took place in the early hours of Friday (March 18) at Dalpara village under Gorgram union of the sadar upazila.
Nilphamari Sadar Police Station OC Abdur Rauf confirmed the matter. Locals rescued the dead leopard.
According to locals, Aliar Rahman is a poultry farmer. Animals often used to enter his farm and kill chickens. Because of this, he set an electric trap in the farm. The leopard died after being trapped on Friday morning.
District Forest Department official Monaim Khan said, “This is a leopard. It may be Indian. Our seniors will come to the scene. Further actions will be taken as per their decision.
OC Abdur Rauf said it was a matter of the Forest Department. If they tell us, an action will be taken accordingly.