|13 bovine rescued, one held |
Early Times Report
Samba, Apr 21: Continuing its drive against the bovine smuggling in the area, District Police Samba has foiled bovine smuggling bid after arresting the smuggler and rescuing 13 animals at National Highway, Tapyal in the jurisdiction of P/S Ghagwal. Acting on the reliable information received at P/S Ghagwal that bovines animals are being smuggled towards Srinagar, a Police Party of P/S Ghagwal headed by Inspr. Rajeev Kumar, SHO Ghagwal under the supervision of Sh. Deepak Digra, Dy.SP Hqrs. Samba during vehicle checking Naka at NHW Tapyal, signalled to stop a truck bearing Regd. No. JK08A-7767, which was coming from Kathua side. On seeing Police Party, the driver accelerated speed of the vehicle and tried to escape from the spot.
But the alert Naka party succeeded in apprehending the bovine smuggler namely Gurpreet Singh S/o Amrik Singh R/o Rajbagh, Kathua and rescued 13 bovines which were being transported illegally.
The vehicle used for transporting the bovines was also seized on the spot.