Police last night foiled a bovine smuggling by rescuing two animals from an Alto car and arresting one person at Ban toll plaza under the jurisdiction of police station Nagrota.
Reports said that on specific information police party from police station Nagrota laid a special naka near Ban toll plaza on the intervening night of June 29 and intercepted a Alto car bearing registration number JK18A0706 for the checking. During frisking police recovered two cattle fitted inhumanely into the dickey of the car and arrested the driver of the car who disclosed his identity as Shabir Ahmed son of Abdul Rasheed resident of Kazikund, Kashmir.
Police also seized the vehicle as the accused was transporting the animals without any legal permission towards Kashmir. In this regard a Case under FIR number 142/2016 under section 188/RPC and 3/5 PCA Act has been registered by police against the accused for the future course of action.