Cattle smuggler held, 32 animals seized in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua

The police has arrested a cattle smuggler and recovered 32 animals in two separate cases of cattle smuggling in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Published: 26th March 2018 02:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th March 2018 02:52 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

JAMMU: The police has arrested a cattle smuggler and recovered 32 animals in two separate cases of cattle smuggling in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.

In the first case, the police intercepted a gang of cattle smugglers near Nakkian in Kathua district last night, said a police official, adding that the smugglers, however, fled the under the cover of darkness, leaving behind their herd of 23 cattle, which were seized.

The smugglers, who escaped included two women and two men, with one of them identified as Ajay.

The police is on look out for him and his gang members, the official said.

In another incident, the police arrested one cattle smuggler, identified as Mubarak Hussain and recovered 9 animals from him, the official said, adding two cases have been registered and investigation is on.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)
TAGS
Kathua

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp