Wild leopard has been spotted at State Secretariat campus today morning, following which cages are placed and tranquilizer guns are brought in to the campus.
Additional Chief Secretary of Forest department Rajiv Gupta said,” expert teams from nearby districts are called, cages are placed and tranquilizer guns are also brought in. Forest department staff ranging from green guards to senior most forest officials is present in the campus and the issue will be solved soon. Gandhinagar and surrounding area has presence of wild life and it can travel 20-25 km during night. This could be a leopard strayed from its natural habitat.”
A wild leopard was spotted by security person Jashwantbhai at 2.00 am in State secretariat which is known as Sachivalaya. CCTV footage shows that leopard entered into Sachivalaya campus from below the gate number 07.