JORHAT: Incidents of man-leopard conflicts are on the rise in the nearby areas of Gibon wildlife Sanctuary in Jorhat district. After a leopard attacked a person in Kathalguri tea estate on Monday, another person was injured in leopard attack yesterday at Meleng tea estate.

During the last one week, dead bodies by two leopards were recovered from New Sonowal tea estate. People suspect that some miscreants might have killed these two leopards by administering poison with food.