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Watch Video: 5 held for smuggling cattle in high-speed police chase in Haryana’s Gurugram

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Sunday, April 10, 2022, 01:47 PM IST

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The police said they arrested five people in Sohna for allegedly smuggling cows and firing at cow vigilantes on Saturday.


The 22 km high-speed chase also had vehicle police, who were informed about the cow smugglers.

Few country-made guns and live bullets were also recovered from the cow smugglers, officials added, giving details of the operation which took place in Gurugaon's Cyber ​​City area early morning on Saturday.


Police identified the men by their first names — Yahya, Ballu, Tasleem, Khalid and Sahid .


According to a report by NDTV, the cattle smugglers were driving their truck, with seven cows in them which were being smuggled. The truck was being driven by the accused with deflated tires and in a bid to crash and topple police cars, they started to throw the animals out of the running vehicle.

According to police officers aware of the matter, yje suspects, allegedly fleeing with seven cows, fired at the vigilantes chasing them in three SUVs.

They said the vigilantes had called the control room, after which police joined the chase.

An FIR was registered under Section 13(2) (punishment for export of cow for the purpose of slaughter) of The Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Act, 2015, as well as Section 307 (punishment for attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act at Bhondsi police station on Saturday, said police.

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Published on: Sunday, April 10, 2022, 01:47 PM IST