New Tehri, October 14
A maneater leopard, which mauled to death two children in the district within three days was shot dead by a government appointed hunter on Wednesday.
The leopard was shot dead on Wednesday morning by Joy Hukil, a well known shooter of maneater big cats, DFO Narendra Nagar Dharm Singh Meena said.
The big cat had killed a seven-year-old boy at Kasmoli village of Narendra Nagar block on Tuesday evening after lifting him from the courtyard of his home, creating a scare in the area.
It had also killed a girl in the same area on Sunday.
The DFO had issued an order to catch or kill the leopard on Tuesday night itself. PTI