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Posted at: Feb 25, 2018, 9:54 PM; last updated: Feb 25, 2018, 9:56 PM (IST)

Cow smuggler dies in accident in encounter with police in Alwar

Cow smuggler dies in accident in encounter with police in Alwar
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Our Correspondent

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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