Man held for illegally transporting cattle

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Man held for illegally transporting cattle

Friday, 13 May 2022 | Staff Reporter | SURAJPUR

Chhattisgarh Police have arrested a 46-year-old man for illegally transporting 28 cattle while three unidentified persons managed to escape in Surajpur district.Surajpur Superintendent of Police Ramkrishna Sahu said Islam Khan of Gurdi village was taken into custody and efforts were on to nab the three others.

Acting on a tip, the police intercepted a truck on Wednesday night near Madan Nagar village.Khan was arrested for illegally transporting cattle from a village near Pratappur to Jharkhand, the officer added.A case under the Chhattisgarh Agricultural Cattle Preservation Rules and The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act was lodged. The animals have been sent to an animal shelter.