7 bovines rescued, smuggler held

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SAMBA/JAMMU: Police on Friday foiled two attempts to bovine smuggling by rescuing 7 bovines and arrested a smuggler.
As per details, acting on reliable information regarding transportation of bovines, a party from Police station Ghagwal while performing vehicle checking duty at Naka NH Tapyal, Ghagwal signaled a Mahindra vehicle, without registration number coming from Kathua side and moving towards Srinagar, to stop but instead of stopping the vehicle, the driver accelerated the speed and fled away from the spot. The alert cops chased vehicle and intercepted it a few metres away from Naka point, however driver managed to escape taking advantage of darkness. During checking of vehicle, 5 cattle were found laden inside the vehicle, which were rescued. The vehicle used for transporting the bovines was also seized on spot and a case vide FIR No. 10/2021 under section 188 of IPC, 11 PCA of Act was registered at Police Station Ghagwal.
Meanwhile, Beli Charana Police also rescued two bovines and arrested a smuggler namely Abdul Hamid, resident of Gujjar Nagar.

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