Two trucks carrying cattle illegally seized in Kadapa

Two trucks transporting cows without licence were seized by the Mydukuru Police in Kadapa district late on Saturday and sent to the Tirupati SPCA Cattle Rescue Centre.

Published: 13th August 2017 09:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th August 2017 09:03 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

TIRUPATI: Two trucks transporting cows without licence were seized by the Mydukuru Police in Kadapa district late on Saturday and sent to the Tirupati SPCA Cattle Rescue Centre.The cops who were on their daily night vigil at Khajipet near Mydukuru town stopped the lorries on a hunch only to find that 69 bulls, cows and buffaloes were being ferried without the necessary documents. 

The animals were sent to Radha Govindha Go Samrakshana Samithi, an animal shelter being run under the patronage of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The Collector is the president of the centre and the SP its secretary. Of the 69 animals, 49 belong to the Ongole breed, two are cows and 19 buffaloes.The staff of the shelter and the District Animal Husbandry Department are taking care of the rescued animals.The empty lorries were sent back to Mydukuru in Kadapa district.                             

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