Imrul Hossain for DOT
 The locals revelled after beating a fishing cat to death at the protected area of Tanguar Haor, report Kaler Kantho, Somoy TV. The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon.
 A celebratory video of the locals after killing the wild cat went viral on social media platforms.
 According to the witnesses, the locals spotted a wild cat near Baghmara Kanda adjacent to Golabari of Tanguar Haor. Later, a group of people led by Samran Ali caught the feline and began to display it. At one stage of reveling, the local beat the fishing cat to death with a pointed weapon.
Samran Ali confessed to the journalists that he did this fearing that the cat would attack the children. Meanwhile, the wildlife conservationists expressed concern over the death of the wild cat.They said that Tanguar Haor is a protected area. The people assigned with protecting Tanguar Haor failed to make the locals understand.