On Wednesday night, 44 cattle being taken from Rajasthan to Bihar province for cow slaughter were recovered from a loader and a mini truck by the Kotwali police at two different places. Three people, including the driver, were taken into custody and interrogated. After this, the helpless recovered on Thursday morning were made safe at the temporary cow-shelter site located in Sikharana village.
Police was engaged in checking late Wednesday night on the highway near Bhikhepur town under Ajitmal Kotwali area. On the instructions of the Officer-in-Charge Pradeep Kumar, Inspector-in-Charge (Crime) Gaya Prasad along with Muradganj outpost in-charge Surjit Singh and some constables stopped a loader near the town. The driver started running after seeing the police. Who was chased and caught. Police under siege
Three people were caught, while six people escaped. On the spot of the arrested accused, the police recovered seven animals from the main accused's enclosure. Meanwhile, information was received that a truck was passing through the Shala village of Malganwa outpost. Outpost in-charge Arvind Tarar arrived with some comrades and gave a hand to the driver to stop the oncoming truck. On which the driver and other sitting people fled after stopping the track. Pradeep Kumar said that among the three accused arrested, Sanjeev Kumar son Rajendra Prasad, resident of Bhikhepur market, Anil Kumar son Harsevak resident of Jagdishpur, Deepak Kumar son Dev Singh, resident of Ratnipur village have been taken into custody. While the main accused, Neeraj, twin son Suresh Chandra, resident of Ratnipur, along with his brothers Manoj and Jayasurya, besides Govind's son Ramesh Chandra, Ratnipur resident Chhotu alias Harikant son Gyanprakash, Dalveer Singh, a resident of Jaraulia village of Auraiya police station area, caught the unknown.
Trying to leave. The police, who arrived with the recovered animals in the permanent cowshed, informed the Veterinary Officer Dr. Kailash Babu. At the same time, the whole matter has been informed to the higher authority.