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J-K police foils 2 bovine smuggling bids in Samba

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Two bids to smuggle bovines into were foiled in district and 24 animals were seized, the police said today.

Acting on a tip-off, that the bovines were being smuggled from Manohar Gopala area towards side by foot, a police team reached the spot at Basantar Nallah and rescued 10 bovines last night, a said.

The smugglers managed to escape. A case has been registered at police station and investigation is underway, he said.

In another incident, a truck was intercepted after a chase as the had tried to speed away even being instructed by the police to spot. The abandoned the vehicle and fled. During checking, 14 bovines were found inside the vehicle, the said.

The vehicle was seized and a case has been registered at station, he said.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 09:45 IST