Jammu: Four people were arrested and 40 animals rescued as the police foiled three bovine smuggling bids in Udhampur district, an official said on Thursday.
A truck carrying cattle out of the district was intercepted in Chenani today, the official said. Last night, two trucks, one in Chenani and the other in Majalta, were caught with the animals as they were being smuggled out of Udhampur, he added.
The accused have been identified as Sharafat Hussain, Mohammad Rafiq, Ghulam Mohammad and Sardar Mohammad.
The smugglers in Majalta managed to flee from the spot, the official said Three cases have been registered by the police.