Jaipur, February 25
An alleged cow smuggler was killed in an accident as he came under the wheels of a vehicle while trying to flee after an exchange of fire with police at Reni village in Alwar district on Saturday night.
The deceased was identified as Asu alias Aas Mohammed, a senior cop of Reni police station told The Tribune.
A container loaded with 23 cattle, mainly cows and oxes, was seized after the remaining smugglers fled in the cover of darkness.
On getting a tip-off, Baswa police station of Dausa district, adjoining to Banidkui and Alwar, put barricades to stop the container but they fled after firing in the air.
Immediately in a joint barricading in Reni, Tahla, and Baswa, the cops challenged them by opening fire in the air.
Trying to flee Aas died under the wheels of a vehicle. His body was kept for post-mortem at a government hospital in Alwar, the cop said.
A few of the cattle also succumbed to bullets. The vehicle was on way from Bandikui to border towns of Alwar district.
A case under various sections of IPC, Arms Act, and Rajasthan Bovine Act has been lodged against the alleged cattle smugglers.
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