Kathmandu, June 1, 2016:Â A leopard that entered a private house compound in Kuleshwor height on Wednesday morning after jumping from another adjoining house has been subdued by forest officials.
The big cat was confined inside a house belonging to Chhetra Bahadur Shrestha, according to DSP Hem Bahadur Thapa, chief of Kalimati Police Circle.
A technical team from the Central Zoo from Jawalakhel along with authorities from the District Forest Office, Kathmandu and police personnel reached the scene and tranquilised the animal.
â€œWe got the information about the leopard sighting inside a house at around 7 a.m.Â The leopard has moved from one house to another and is now hiding under some shade inside the compound,â€ he said.Â â€œWe have asked people to stay at a secure distance.â€
Earlier, a leopard was spotted inside a house at Kirtipur on January 22. The house owner had informed police after the leopard entered the house. Another leopard was spotted at New Baneshwor on January 9. A team of veterinarian from Jawalakhel Zoo had taken the leopard under control and transported it to the zoo.