Bovine smugglings foiled, five held
STATE TIMES NEWS
KATHUA : Continuing its drive against bovine smuggling, the Kathua Police on Tuesday foiled a smuggling bid in which the police rescued five bovines and arrested two smugglers.
On the basis of an input the SHO Lakhanpur K.D Bhagat under the supervision of SSP Kathua Pawan Parihar laid a Naka in Ravi River bed and rescued five bovines which were being herded on foot to Punjab. The police arrested one person namely Lal Hussain son of Kasim Din resident of Ranipur Tehsil Pathankot while his accomplice Saif Ali alias Chunj son of Noor Ahmed resident of Maggar Khad managed to flee. Police said that Saif Ali is chronic smuggler and is wanted in number of cases at different police stations.
The police have registered a case FIR 82/2014 under section 188 RPC and have launched a man hunt to nab Saif Ali.
In an another achievement, Kathua Police foiled an attempt of bovine smuggling and arrested four culprits.
According to police, a gang of smugglers was loading bovines in a truck bearing registration No PB06/F-9550 in such cruel manner due to which one of the animal died on the spot and another was injured.
The arrested smugglers have been identified as Narotam alias Bitta, son of Som Raj, Rinku, son of Parshotam Kumar, Goldy, son of Raj Kumar, Amit alias Kalu, son of Jagdish Kumar, all residents of village Kharkhara, Kathua.
A case FIR 383/2014 under section 295-A/379 RPC and 3/5 PCA stands registered at Police Station Kathua for investigation.