SAMBA, May 4: In continuation to its drive against bovine smuggling, Samba Police has successfully foiled attempts to smuggle bovines by rescuing 72 animals after arresting five bovine smugglers in two separate incidents in the jurisdiction of Police Station (PS) Samba.
Acting on an information received from the residents of village Satah, Samba regarding smuggling of bovines in the area, a police team of PS Samba arrested three bovine smugglers moving on foot with a herd of 46 cattle towards Valley without permission.
The accused persons identified as Israil son of Taj Din, Mureed Ali son of Alam Din and Shakdin son of Sain Ali all residents of village Sarba, Ramgarh have been arrested on spot. All the bovines were rescued and shifted to safer place.
In this connection, a case FIR No. 140/2021 U/S 188 IPC stands registered at PS Samba and investigation started.
Similarly in another incident, a police party of PP Mansar intercepted two persons at Naka Mansar moving with a herd of 26 cattle without permission which were coming from Samba side and heading towards Valley on foot.
The accused persons identified as Roshan Din, son of Kashim Din of Sarore, Bari-Brhamama and Shamish Din son of Rehim Din of Rakh Barotian, Vijaypur have been arrested on spot. All the bovines were rescued and shifted to safer place.
In this connection, a case FIR No. 142/2021 U/S 188 IPC stands registered at PS Samba and investigation started.