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Cattle smugglers arrested in Bokajan

Correspondent Diphu, Jul 26: | Publish Date: 7/27/2018 12:09:29 AM IST

 Bokajan police has arrested several alleged cattle smugglers who were transporting cattle to Dimapur for slaughter and rescued 18 cows from their possession on July 24. 

According to police source, the alleged cattle smugglers were transporting the cows in a truck from Nowjan to Dimapur when residents alerted the police. 

Soon after, Bokajan police reached the spot and immediately seized the truck and detained several smugglers.

Meanwhile, Bokajan police during an investigation found out that they were taking the cows for slaughter and the calves for sale. 

An FIR has been lodged against the supplier by local people, police said and several persons taken into police custody.

 

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