Guwahati Police Arrest Cattle Smuggling Kingpin From Bihar

Accused Sarfaraz was involved in illegal smuggling of cattle and was running an interstate syndicate to Bangladesh. Photo: TIME8
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Guwahati, June 24, 2019

The crime branch of Guwahati Police along with its Bihar counterpart arrested the kingpin of a cattle smuggling gang from Gopalganj area of the state. The operation was led by led by DCP Crime (Guwahati).

The accused identified as Sarfaraj was allegedly running the cattle smuggling racket and used to smuggle them to the neighbouring country Bangladesh through the international border of Assam.

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“We have so far arrested six cattle smugglers from different parts of the state and during interrogation, we were informed about Sarfaraj. He used to smuggle the cattle to Bangladesh which were brought from the north Indian states,” said Deepak Kumar, Guwahati Commissioner of Police.

“We are thankful to our Bihar counterparts for their help in the arrest of the main accused,” added Kumar.

The Guwahati Commissioner further assured of busting the entire racket running in the State and warned of more arrests in the coming days in relation to cattle smuggling.