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Raj: 16 camels being illegally transported rescued, 3 held

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Sixteen camels were rescued while being illegally transported from Rajasthan's district and three persons were arrested in this connection Wednesday, police said.

A police team intercepted a truck during routine checking and found that the camels were being smuggled out of the state, they said.

It is suspected that they were being smuggled for slaughter, police added.

Three persons, identified as Shahzad, and Shakil, were arrested, they said.

The animals will be sent to a cattle shelter, police said.

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 16:45 IST