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KATHUA: Major breakthrough was achieved in the jd of PS Lakhanpur in foiling major bovine smuggling bid rescuing more than 3 dozen of bovines.
A Police team under the supervision of SHO Lakhanpur Inspector Sanjeev Chib conducted rountine Naka checking and during that they intercepted a suspicious truck bearing Reg. No. UP12AT-5358 was signalled to stop for checking, which was being driven by driver namely Ramnik Singh S/O Harnaik Singh R/O RS Pura District Jammu, who was accompanied by other person namely Bilal Ahmed S/o Basar Din R/O Hadalpura Teh:- Nowshera, was asked for checking.
On checking of the said vehicle, 23 Bovines were found loaded in the vehicle without legal permission which were rescued and both the accused were arrested.
In this regard, instant case FIR No. 03/2021 U/S 188/IPC, 11/PCA Act has been registered in concerned Police Station and investigation was set into motion.
While in another instance, Lakhanpur police station succeeded in foiling one more bovine smuggling bid at another checking point where the aforementioned police team intercepted another truck bearing Reg.No. JK02AS-9583 whose driver fled away from the spot while leaving his truck. On thorough checking of said vehicle, 16 Bovines were found loaded in it mercilessly.Acting Swiftly, police team rescued the bovines and seized the vehicle on spot and registered a case vide FIR No. 04/2021 U/S 8/21/22 NDPS Act.
Kathua Police is striving hard and taking every possible step to curb boving smuggling menace. District Police seek support fron people to share information about bovine smuggling with police for the cause.