Five persons were arrested by te police for illegally carrying cattles in five trucks on Thursday morning at Karigaon national highways in Kokrajhar district.
Police intercepted the trucks carrying 80 cattles, including 14 buffaloes during the petrolling in the 31C National Highways. The trucks were bound for Nine Mile, Guwahati from Pandipara and Sonapur of West Bengal. The cattles were purchased by Pioneer Livestocks.
During the checking, Pioneer Livestocks and truck drivers failed to show proper documents.Police later seized the trucks and the cattles.
An FIR was lodged with Kokrajhar police station in this regard, case registered no.481/2019,u/s 420 IPC,R/W sec. 11(1) (d) prevention of cruelty animal act,1960.
Arrested persons have been identified as Rahim Ali (29) of Kamrup, Tazmul Haque (24) of Darrang, Mir Hussain (28) of Dhubri, Mridul Haque (25) of Darrang and Abed Ali (27) of Udalguri.