In the early hours, a family member of Regappa heard some sound and then noticed the tail of an animal in the washroom. The woman locked the washroom from outside. Regappa informed the forest department personnel on Wednesday morning.
The forest department staff rushed to the spot and sneaked through the window of the washroom to find the leopard and the dog inside.
Mr Karikalan said a net and cage has been placed outside the washroom to catch the leopard. Services of a veterinary doctor have been taken to dart, if needed, and capture the leopard. Additional cage and net have been taken from Uppinangady. (UNI)