Terrible images showed the wild animal attacking the villagers as they attempted to take him back to a forest.
The frightened animal could be seen jumping at a man as he tried to escape from the rescuers.
A ranger was also attacked in the incident in Jalandhar, but no one suffered serious injuries.
Ranger officials arrived after some people found the cat hiding inside a house.
Check out the video above to see the heart-stopping footage for yourself!
Source: Daily Mail / Image: Getty