Jammu, Jan 30 (PTI) A person was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district for allegedly trying to smuggle bovines on Wednesday, officials said.Also Read - BJP Leader Vinay Katiyar Demands Ban On Entry Of Muslims In Gyanvapi, Calls Asaduddin Owaisi Insane

Acting on a tip-off, a truck — coming from Kathua and on its way to Kashmir — was intercepted on a highway at Tapyal area. Fifteen cattle were found inside it and they were shifted to a safer place, the officials said. Also Read - CBSE Term 2 Results Likely by June 30, Students on Twitter Demand ‘Best of Either Terms Subject Wise’ Evaluation Method

The accused driver, Amreek Singh, was arrested on the spot, the officials said. Also Read - SpiceJet Boeing 737 Flight's Windshield Found Cracked Before Takeoff, Lands Safely At Mumbai Airport

In another incident, when a police party signalled a truck to stop on a highway in Gagwal, the driver fled and abandoned the vehicle at Jatwal. During checking of the vehicle, 14 cattle were found inside it, the officials said.

Cases have been registered in both the cases, the officials added. PTI
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