An unknown vehicle hit and killed a male leopard in the Jambli area on November 20, 2022.
Forest officials including Rahul Gavai, Forest Conservator Bhandara, Forest Department, and Honourable R.P. Rathod, Assistant Conservator of Forests, Sakoli along with other officers were present.
During the proceedings, the deceased male leopard was medically examined by Dr. Headau, Animal Husbandry Officer Sakoli as well as Shri. M.K Girhepunje, Ritesh Kamble (NGO), Gagan Pal (NGO), Mayur Gayadhane (NGO) and Arger Hassan, P.S.B.S Environment Protection Multi Institution
An autopsy was performed in the presence of Mangesh Maske, after which the dead leopard was cremated in public.
The area was left only after assuring no body part of the animal was left unburnt.