29 bovines rescued, 6 smugglers arrested

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, July 27: Jhajjarkotli police today intercepted 6 Mahindra load carriers at naka point Suketar and during search of the vehicles, 16 bovines were found loaded in the vehicles. Police rescued all the bovines, seized the vehicles and arrested their drivers.
While two bovines were rescued from the vehicle (bearing registration number JK02AV-7394) driven by Pawan Kumar son of Subhash Chander resident of Mago Wali (R S Pura), 4 bovine animals were rescued from the vehicle (registration number JK02BT-6315) driven by Happy Chowdhary son of Balwant of Chak Hiran (Ramgarh, Samba).
Four bovines were found loaded in vehicle (registration number JK14C-9659) driven by Ghulam Rasool son of Ajub Khan of Dhalpur (Udhampur) and two bovine animals were rescued from the vehicles bearing registration numbers JK21C-4921,JK02BV-7819 and JK08D-5191 driven by Gurmeet Singh son of Avtar Singh of Jerda (Ramgarh, Samba), Sadiq Mohd son of Abhi Mohd of Gajansoo (Jammu) and Kamaljeet son of Des Raj of Chhowhai (Ramgarh, Samba).
In this regard, three cases vide FIR numbers 130/2021, 131/2021 and 132/2021 under Section 188 of IPC were registered in police station Jhajjarkotli and further investigation started.
Meanwhile, District Police Samba successfully foiled an attempt to smuggle bovine by rescuing 13 bovines in the jurisdiction of Police Station Ghagwal. A police party of police station Ghagwal while performing vehicle checking duty at Naka NHW Tapyal, Ghagwal signalled a truck (registration number JK02AU-2967) coming from Kathua side to stop but instead of stopping the vehicle, the driver accelerated the speed of the vehicle and fled away from the spot.
The alert cops successfully chased the vehicle and intercepted it a few meters away from the naka point. However, the driver of the vehicle managed to escape. During checking of the vehicle, 13 cattle were found laden inside the vehicle without any permission. All the cattle were rescued and shifted to a safer place. The vehicle used for transporting the bovines was seized on the spot. In this regard, a case FIR number 145/2021 U/S 188 IPC, 11 PCA Act was registered at police station Ghagwal and further investigation started.