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Man-eater leopard kills 67-year-old guard in Somvarpete

Man-eater leopard kills 67-year-old guard in Somvarpete

CI   ¦    Dec 04, 2017 04:07:52 PM (IST)

Man-eater leopard kills 67-year-old guard in Somvarpete-1Madikeri: A security guard was attacked and killed by a man-eater leopard here at a coffee estate in Covercolly in Somvarpete on November 3.

The deceased has been identified as Timmappa(67).

The leopard entered the shed where Timmappa was asleep through window. The leopard attacked and fleed from the spot after ripping off his face and left arm.

Local forest officer Surya Sen and M S Chinnappa visited the spot and further investigation is on.

Meanwhile, Surya Sen also promised Rs 5 lakh compensation to Timmappa's family.