Kathua, 14 June: In continuation to strict measures to thwart conspiracies of bovine smugglers, Police Station Hiranagar and Rajbagh rescued 30 bovine animals.
On 14.06.2020 a team of Police from Hiranagar PS while Patrolling/naka checking duty at Lodi Morh intercepted a truck bearing Registration No. JK02BS-9547, on way from Punjab towards Jammu. Police signalled the said vehicle to stop for checking but the driver parked the truck little away from the point and fled..
During checking of the said vehicle 18 bovine animals were found loaded in the vehicle in a cruel manner which indicated that those species were illegally transported.
In this regard a case FIR No. 40/2020 U/S 188, IPC 3/5 PCA Act has been registered at P/S Hiranagar.
Meanwhile in an another operation against bovine smugglers, a team of Police of Marheen PS on a specific information intercepted a truck bearing registration number JK02AQ-5235 on checking of said truck 12 bovine animals were found loaded with those species for illegal passing.
In this regard, a case FIR No. 108/2020 under section 188 RPC, 3 PCA Act. Against Manzoor Hussain s/o Bashir resident of Ramban. Police seized the vehicle involved in smuggling. Further investigation into the both cases are going on.
Kathua Police is striving hard to eradicate bovine smuggling menace from society and appeal people of the area to come forward and share any information about bovine smuggling and cooperate with Police for the cause. In continuation to strict measures to thwart conspiracies of bovine smugglers