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Police arrest 3 smugglers in J-K's Ramban, rescue 35 cattle

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Three men were arrested for illegally transporting cattle in and Kashmir's district Thursday and 35 animals were rescued, police said.

The arrests and recoveries were made in three separate incidents, they said.

During a routine check, police intercepted two vehicles near and found 20 and nine cattle in them, they said.

Six more bovines were rescued after inspection of a vehicle at Chanderkote in district, police said.

Officials said 35 animals were rescued in total and the vehicles used for their have been seized.

The three arrested, identified as Anwar Hussain, and Mohd Irfan, revealed during interrogation that they were transporting the animals to region, officials said.

Separate cases have been registered at and Chanderkote police station, police said.

Investigations are on to ascertain the sources of these animal and identify others involved in smuggling, officials said.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 17:20 IST