Assam Police nabs 2 Cattle Smuggler at Jorabat


Guwahati: The Assam police on Sunday arrested two cattle smugglers and rescued five cattle heads at Jorabat in Kamrup (Metro) district.

The accused have been identified as 38-year-old Saidul Islam and 18-year-old Ratul Ali.

Both are residents of Jagiroad in Assam’s Morigaon district.

Acting on specific information, a team of the police officials from Jorabat outpost under the Basistha Police Station intercepted a mini truck carrying the cattle heads at Jorabat early during the day.

The registration number of the mini truck is ‘AS 01 LC 6962’.

Both Islam and Ali are currently being interrogated by the police.

“We are questioning the accused to know more their smuggling activities,” said a police official.

The Guwahati Police informed about the arrest on Twitter. It wrote, “A EGPD team from Jorabat OP under Basistha PS intercepted a mini truck that was carrying 5 live cattle. 2 persons have been held for further questioning. All necessary formalities being done.”