There has been panic among the people after finding tiger footprints in Sarankhola upazila of Bagerhat, which is adjacent to the Sundarbans.
Sarankhola Range Officer (ACF) of the Forest Department said that when Sonatala villagers saw tiger prints near the embankment of Southkhali Union of Sarankhola Upazila on Thursday morning, this fear spread. Shamsul Arefin said.
Later, villagers along with members of Forest Department, Wild Team, Tiger Team (VTRT), Community Patrolling (CPG) groups searched the area for tigers with weapons, batons. But they did not find any tiger.