3 held for trying to smuggle bovine animals in J-K

The police arrested two persons near Jakhani Chowk in Udhampur who were smuggling 18 bovines in their truck and failed to produce the necessary papers for transporting the animals. 

Published: 29th August 2017 01:10 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th August 2017 01:10 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

JAMMU: Three persons have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle more than 45 bovines from Jammu and Kashmir's Doda and Udhampur districts to the Valley, the police said today.

The police arrested two persons near Jakhani Chowk in Udhampur, around 80 km from here. They were smuggling 18 bovines in their truck, a police spokesman said.

He said they failed to produce the requisite documents for transporting the animals from Jammu to Srinagar. A case was registered against them, the spokesman said.

In Doda district's Dessa area a person was arrested for trying to smuggle 28 bovines, he said.

The matters are being investigated, the spokesman said.

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