Major crackdown on bovine smuggling; 361 bovines rescued in single day

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RAMBAN/UDHAMPUR/SAMBA: In a major success against curbing bovine smuggling, police on Thursday rescued 361 cattle in a single day at various Nakas in Jammu province.
As per details, Ramban Police seized 15 trucks and 8 Tata mobile vehicles and rescued 261 bovines. These vehicles were on their way to Srinagar and were stopped at different Nakas for routine checking. The vehicles, carrying the bovines without any proper permission, were seized at different Nakas including Nashri Model, Chanderkot and Ramban on national highway in district Ramban.
In this connection FIRs No 48, 49, 50/2021 under Section 188 of CrPC / 11 PCA were registered at Ramban Police Station while FIR Nos 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 &31 /2021 under section of 188 CrPC / 11 PCA got registered at Police Station Batote and FIR No 22/2021 under section 188 of CrPC / 11 PCA was registered at Police Station Chanderkote.
Meanwhile, parties of Police Post Roundomail and Police Station Udhampur led by Insp Chanchal Singh and assisted by SI Kaku Ram under supervision of Sahil Mahajan DySP Hqrs. Udhampur laid two different Nakas at Roun-Domail and Jakhani for checking of vehicles.
During both Naka checking, police intercepted two groups of bovines animals, with 14 at Roundomail and 3 bovines at Jakhani Naka, which were being taken by smugglers on foot towards Kashmir. All the bovine animals were rescued and bovine smugglers namely Noor Mohd, son of Neema, resident of Channi Morh; Arfan Khan, son of Mohd. Noorani, resident of Khossar and Amzar Ali, son of Mohd Sharif, resident of Kundra, Reasi were arrested on spot. In this connection, two cases were registered under relevant section of law at Police Station Udhampur.
Another smuggling bid foiled by a team of Police Station Rehambal led by Insp Chaman Gorka SHO Rehambal. During Naka checking, police signaled a truck (JK04A 9808) to stop but driver broke the barrier, stopped vehicle at some distance and managed to escape from the spot. During checking, 26 bovines were found loaded in vehicle, which were rescued. The vehicle was seized by Police and manhunt was launched to nab smuggler. In this regard, case vide FIR No. 66/21 under section 188 IPC, 11 PCA, 2/3 PDPP Act was registered at Police Station Rehambal.
Similarly, a police team of Battal Naka point of Police Station Majalata led by Insp Virender Gupta SHO Majalta rescued 8 bovines. The smugglers namely Nazam Din, son of Gh Hussain, resident of Sangam; Mohd Mudasir, son of Mohd Shabir, resident of Daru were arrested and a case under relevant section of law was registered at Police Station Majalta.
A party of Police Station Purmandal while performing routine patrolling duty in its jurisdictional area intercepted two persons at Mandaal moving with a herd of 23 cattle, heading towards Bajalta on foot. The accused identified as Parvez Ahmed, son of Mohd Sadiq and Aslam, son of Lala, both residents of Anantnag, Srinagar at present Raya Suchani were arrested on spot. All the bovines were rescued and shifted to safer place. In this connection, a case vide FIR No. 09/2021 under Section 188 IPC was registered at Police Station Purmandal and investigation started.
Similarly in another incident, a party of Police Station Purmandal while performing routine patrolling duty intercepted another herd of 23 cattle at village Nandkha, near Sports Stadium, Purmandal which were coming from Rahya and heading towards Bajalta. The accused persons identified as Parvez Ahmed, son of Ghulam Ahmed and Shakeel, son of Potu, both resident of Anantnag, Srinagar at present Raya Suchani were arrested on spot. All the bovines were rescued and shifted to safer place. In this connection, a case FIR No. 10/2021 under section 188 IPC was registered at Police Station Purmandal and investigation started.
Later, a party of Police Station Ghagwal rescued 3 more bovines at link road Chann Malagran, Ghagwal which were being transported in a load and moving towards Valley.
All the bovines were rescued and shifted to safer place. The vehicle used for transporting bovines was also seized on spot. In this connection, a case FIR No. 81/2021 under section 188 IPC, 11 PCA Act was registered at Police Station Ghagwal and investigation started.