5 bovine smugglers arrested in Rajouri: Police

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Jammu: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested 5 bovine smugglers in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

A police party intercepted a bovine smuggler, identified as Taj Mohammad, yesterday in Kandi area and rescued 14 bovines, an official said.

In Thanamandi area, a police team intercepted two vehicles and rescued 15 bovines, the official said, adding that two people — Zakir Hussain and Nazaqat Hussain — were arrested.

Police rescued four bovines in Daki Kote area of Rajouri district and arrested Wali Mohammad in this regard, he said.

In another incident, a police team rescued 24 bovines in Khorbani Galli area and arrested bovine smuggler Mohammad Iqbal, the official added.