Alwar Man Thrashed by Mob, Arrested on Suspicion of Cow Smuggling

The 23-year-old man was allegedly beaten up by villagers, and then arrested on the suspicion of smuggling cows.

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A 23-year-old man was, on Sunday, 30 December, arrested for allegedly smuggling bovines in Rajasthan's Alwar district, police said.

The man, identified as Sageer Khan, was allegedly beaten up by villagers on the suspicion of smuggling cows, before the police intervened.

A pick-up truck, in which six bovines were being transported to Haryana, was intercepted by a few villagers, Station House Officer of Kishangarh Bas Police Station Rajesh Meena said.

While two accused managed to escape, the crowd thrashed their accomplice, who was taken to the hospital for treatment and later arrested, he added.

Sageer failed to provide any purchase documents related to the bovines and a case was registered against him for illegal transportation of the cattle, the officer said.

Police also registered a case against five unidentified villagers on the complaint of the accused.

(With inputs from PTI)

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