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Four held for cattle smuggling

india Updated: Mar 23, 2014 16:06 IST
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The police on Friday rescued 24 cattle and arrested four smugglers in two different cases in Udhampur and Kud.


As per reports, a party from Udhampur police station led by SHO inspector Mahesh Sharma laid a surprise 'naka' near MH Chowk in the wee hours. The police intercepted a truck (JK02V-6164) and rescued 15 animals.

The accused identified as driver Farooq Ahmed, son of Abdul Aziz Malik, a resident of Chambalbal, Banihal, and Abdul Rashid, son of Mohd Shafi, a resident of Anger, Banihal, were arrested on the spot and the vehicle was impounded.

Reports added that similarly at Kud, police laid a surprise 'naka' at Pancharu Morh-Sanasar Road and intercepted a vehicle (JK02W-5171) and rescued nine bovine animals. The police arrested two smugglers, identified as Mohd Nazim, son of Kala Khan, a resident of Kafi Patan, Reasi, and Mohd Farooq, son of Abdul Aziz, a resident of Talab Tillo, Jammu, on the spot and impounded their vehicle.

The police have booked all the four accused under Section 188/RPC and Section 3 of the PCA Act.