Tightening the noose of bovine smugglers within the district, Kathua Police under the overall supervision of SSP Kathua Sh. R C Kotwal JKPS, today rescued 09 bovines in the jurisdictional area of P/S Hiranagar near Tarnah area.
On dated 22.05.2022 at about 1:50 hours an information was received from the reliable sources that some unknown persons were indulged in smuggling of bovine animals from Tarnah side towards kunthal area of BPP Chakra.Acting swiftly a police team led by ASI Rajinder Kumar IC BPP Chakra under the close supervision of SDPO Border Sh. Pankaj Soodan JKPS and Insp. Sunil Kumar SHO PS Hiranagar during patrolling duty at said area noticed the movement of few unknown persons who were enrouted from Tarnah side towards Kunthal area. On seeing police party said persons were managed to fled away from the spot while leaving behind all the bovines.During checking police team was able to rescue 09 bovines on spot.Thereafter all the 09 bovines (08 cows and 1 oxen) were rescued.On this an instant case has been registered at P/S Hiranagar vide FIR No. 68/2022 U/S 188/IPC while further investigation into this matter has been set into motion.