JAIPUR: Already facing criticism in mishandling of cases in which vigilantes have been attacking vehicles and people carrying bovines, police in have set up an example.
police station in Bhilwara on Sunday have registered a case against people who wrongly stopped two trucks carrying nearly 50 bovines in a suspicion of cow smuggling.
Police said that the two vehicles were legally transporting cows from a gaushala (cow shed) of Kotri to a gaushala (cow shed) situated in , still they were stopped. Police have registered case against unidentified people from wrongful restraint and for rioting and creating troubles.
According to the police, the drivers of the two trucks carrying near 50 cows called up the police control room at 8 pm on Sunday stating that they have got proper permission to ferry the cows from Bhilwara to Banswara, still they were stopped by almost 30 to 40 people.
A team of police rushed to the spot and even used force to disperse the crowd and clear the commotion. “It was verified that they were legally transporting cows from one cow shed to another. We have registered a case under appropriate sections of IPC in this connection. Our team reached at the spot on time and it was cleared that some people in suspicion were harassing the truck drivers,” said Rameshwar Singh, Superintendent of police, Bhilwara.
Police have registered a case against unknown persons under Section 147 (Punishment for rioting), 148 (Rioting, armed with deadly weapon), 341(Punishment for wrongful restraint), 323(Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt).
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