A five-year-old leopard that attacked villagers in Jagenekere in Narayanadurga forest of Nagamanagala taluk was trapped by Forest officials on Sunday.
The leopard attacked farmer Rame Gowda while he was on his to way to the field along with cattle. However, he managed to escape and alerted the villagers about the leopard attack. The villagers informed the Melukote forest range RFO and Nagamagala police as the leopard was injured.
Forest officials led by Assistant Conservator of Forests Kanthi, doctor Ramesh and others managed to trap the leopard in a net and gave it first aid treatment. They then shifted it to the Mysore Zoo.