Panic gripped folks in Khetwa Rampur village in Sitapur district after a tiger was reportedly sighted right here on the intervening evening of Sunday and Monday.
A villager even made a video of the wild animal in torch mild close to a farmhouse situated on the financial institution of river Gomti beneath Sandana police station. The farmhouse belongs to an area BJP chief.
“The animal was roaming for about two hours,” claimed a villager.
Based on locals the tiger was first spotted at round 12 midnight and its roar could possibly be heard until 3 am.
Divisional forest officer (DFO) Brij Mohan Shukla mentioned, “We obtained details about a tiger spotted close to the farmhouse. Groups, each from forest and police division, carried out joint search operation.”
The search operation for the tiger was carried out for hours nevertheless it couldn’t be discovered. The forest officers additionally used a drone to find it.
Shukla mentioned, “We’re planning to position a cage to catch the tiger.”
Deputy Ranger Samar Singh is main the combing workforce.
As per the officers, the massive cat might need travelled alongside the river stretch and it could return if it is ready to discover the correct hall.