VALPARAI: The forest officials were able to trap the leopard, which had mauled a four-year-old boy to death in Valparai, on Wednesday morning.
The leopard fell into the trap that was set up by the Forest Department close to the house of the deceased.
The leopard has been creating panic in the area for a couple of days.
A veterinary doctor will reach the place and examine the leopard. The cat will be let out in its habitat, the forest officials said.