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60 cows rescued, truck driver held in Khurda

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Khordha: A truck load of cows were rescued from the clutches of illegal cattle traffickers by police from Jankia area on Monday and arrested one person.

The raid took place this morning after Jankia Police got a specific tip-off on the cow transport by a truck through Golipada toll gate. A team of cops led by Jankia Police Station IIC detained the truck (Registration Number OR 09 N 0647) after chasing it for a few distance near the toll gate. Later on, the cops conducted a search of the vehicle.

Police took the driver of the truck into custody after finding at least 60 cows inside the truck, which were being transported under inhumane conditions.

Police are interrogating the detained to get more information on the cattle mafias involved in the case.

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