Police have foiled four major bids to smuggle bovines and rescued 57 animals in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said today.
A police party intercepted a bovine smuggler, identified as Taj Mohammad, yesterday in Kandi area and rescued 14 bovines, he said.
In Thanamandi area, a police team intercepted two vehicles and rescued 15 bovines, the official said, adding that two people — Zakir Hussain and Nazaqat Hussain — were arrested.
Police rescued four bovines in Daki Kote area of Rajouri district and arrested Wali Mohammad in this regard, he said.
In another incident, a police team rescued 24 bovines in Khorbani Galli area and arrested bovine smuggler Mohammad Iqbal, the official added.