KOZHIKODE: Panic gripped Peruvannamuzhi dam and its nearby areas in Kozhikode district after a tiger was reportedly sighted neat the rehabilitation colony. Pet dogs had gone missing in the area in the past three week, said the local people.
The forest department officials are patrolling in the area and are planning to set up a trap. The officials said that sanction has been received for installing close circuit television surveillance cameras in the region to spot the movement of any animal.
They also said that the department has deployed a team of forest officials in the area to monitor the movement of the tiger and a cage will also be set up to trap the tiger, in case one is roaming around the region.
The local people here said that, parents are scared to send their children school and hence all those who used to walk to their respective schools had started taking the resort of school vans and auto rickshaws.
In addition to this people going for daily wage works have also stopped doing various jobs in fear of the attack of the elusive tiger....