Assam: At least 9 held while trying to smuggle cattle to Bangladesh

Assam: At least 9 held while trying to smuggle cattle to Bangladesh

GUWAHATI | June 13, 2019:

Atleast nine people were arrested by the police while they were trying to smuggle cattle to Bangladesh, Assam police said.

The nine were arrested from the India-Bangladesh border in Assam,
Superintendent of Police (South Salmara Mankachar) Kankanjyoti Saikiya said on Wednesday.

Six of the nine arrested were identified as Akhirul Islam, Abdul Azad, Habezuddin, Shahidur Rehman, Mijanur Rehman and Chand Miyan, police said.

Saikiya said, "We have recovered iron cutters from them. We had received information that smugglers used to cut fences at the border and smuggle cattle. Nine cattle were also recovered.

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