Couple mauled by leopard Adiyal Mendha jungle

Chandrapur: A leopard mauled a couple in Adiyal (Mendha) jungle under Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra (FDCM) in Nagbhid tehsil on Tuesday afternoon. Victim Waman Ade (55) and his wife Sheela (45) from village Kitali (Mendha) were out in the jungle collecting tendu leaves when they were attacked.


Sources said that the leopard first attacked Sheela and injured her seriously. As she escaped from the beast, it turned upon her husband Waman, who was in the vicinity. However, by that time fellow tendu leaf collectors had arrived to their rescue.


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