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Bovine smugglers kill half a dozen cattle in UP


Badaun : Bovine smugglers allegedly killed at least half-a-dozen stray cattle and fired at people in a village in Badaun district, prompting the immediate suspension of the entire Dial 100 team, a senior police official said on Saturday.

The incident took place in Bhoor Khitaura village in Sahaswan tehsil late last night.

“Bovine smugglers killed at least half-a-dozen stray cattle and threw the skeletons after packing the flesh in a truck,” Senior Superintendent of Police Chandra Prakash said.

They smugglers also fired at villagers when they were trying to flee from the spot, he said.

The circle officer of Sahawan has been asked to conduct a probe into the alleged laxity of the police station in-charge of Sahaswan Police Station and other staff, Prakash said.