Koraput: Bear, cub caught from village, let up in jungle

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Bhubaneswar: Forest officials rescued a female bear with her cub from Jogiput jungle under Koraput district’s Jeypor forest division early this morning.

The bear had been moving near human habitations for some days now and, hence, the local people in a state of fear, according to information.

On the request of locals, a forest team swung to action this morning and managed to catch the bear and it cub. Then, they let up the mother-cub duo into the Baipariguda jungle of the district, sources said.