42 bovines rescued, three smugglers held

SAMBA: Police on Wednesday foiled two bovine smuggling bids by rescuing 42 bovines and arresting three smugglers.

According to a report, a team of Ghagwal Police Station headed by Inspector Amit Singh Andotra SHO Ghagwal Police Station laid a Naka on Jammu Pathankot National Highway near Tapyal and intercepted a Truck (JK02AD-5569) which was coming from Kathua side. During search, police found 12 bovines laden in it which were rescued. A case vide FIR No 75/2018 under section 188 RPC 2/3 PCA Act, 177/184 MV Act was registered in Ghagwal Police Station.

Meanwhile, a police team headed by ASI Abdul Kabir from Police Station Thanamandi was on routine patrolling when they spotted some smugglers moving along with bovines by foot and smugglers were intercepted between Mangota and Alal area

A total of 30 bovines have been rescued by police while three smugglers Abdul Aziz son of Ilam Din, Mohd Sikander son of Abdul Aziz and Jamal Din son of Abdul Majid all residents of Kalakote Rajouri were arrested. A case under relevant sections has been registered in police station Thanamandi.


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