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Three held with 12 Myanmar breed cattle in Panisagar


BY TC News Desk

Agartala: May 30. Two days after BSF has seized 86 Myanmar breed cattle from Manu, Tripura Police today again seized more 12 Myanmar cattle from Damcherra under North district and arrested three persons.

Damcherra shares  interstate border with Mizoram which shares international border with Myanmar.

Speaking on the matter, SDPO Panisagar, Soumya Debbarma said, “On 29th May we had secret information from Damcherra that one truck in approaching towards Tripura carrying Burmese cattle for smuggling purposes. Based on the tip off, we have intensified our security in the naka checking points and at around 4 AM 12-wheelers truck we have detained and seized 12 Burmese cattle and arrested three persons and as per legal procedure we will take action against them and will shift to these cattle to shelter house”.

The arrested person identified as Liton Miah (35) of Melaghar, Jamal Hossain (27) of Sonamura and Abdul Sattar (34). The police are detaining them and interrogating them.On Sunday early morning BSF has seized 86 Myanmar breed cattle and arrested 18 people near Shibbari area under the Manu police station of the Longtorai Valley subdivision.

The BSF team intercepted 20 vehicles carrying cattle, which was led by a leading vehicle B (Mahindra Scorpio), and nabbed 18 people involved in the illegal transportation of livestock. During the search and seizure operation, the BSF team recovered 86 livestock that were being transported in vehicles. Out of 86, there were 3 cows that were already dead and three fell. The estimated market value of these cows is said to be more than Rs 9 crore.

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