Samba, April 14
The residents of Nud block of Samba district today staged a protest against the bovine smuggling. During protest, the agitated residents of the block Nud alleged that some Gujjar community people going towards hilly area yesterday night with 19 bovines without permission (illegaly).
Protestors alleged when locals saw their movement and tried to communicate with the Gujjar community people then they tried to attack local residents after that immediately Police team of Samba headed by Station House Officer (SHO) Samba Yash Pal Singh Jamwal reached the spot and pacify the situation. After that Police team took 19 bovines in their custody and handed over to the locals of Nud area for their security. Locals further alleged that administration want to gave the bovines back to the Gujjar community. People of Nud area further condemned the steps of the administration and till time no officials of the administration were reached the spot. People warned the administration to take stern action against the accused persons otherwise they will block the national highway. Others who were present during the protest included Lovlu Sambyal Sonu, Mohinder, Narinder Singh, Joginder Pal and Neeraj Sogra.