MP forest team tracking cheetah mistaken for dacoits, beaten up by villagers

MP, 26/5:Madhya Pradesh forest department squad tracking a cheetah that had sneaked out of Kuno National Park (KNP) was attacked in the early hours of Friday by some villagers who mistook them for dacoits, an official said.



The incident took place at around 4 am near Burakheda village when the team was tracking cheetah Asha, which was flown in from Namibia in September last year and had sneaked out KNP some days ago, he said.

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