After foiling an attempt of cattle smuggling, where a Scorpio was used to carry cattle heads, Dhubri Police on Sunday foiled similar other attempt to smuggle cattle using a pick-up tempo.

As part of their continuous drive against cattle smuggling, Dhubri Police on Sunday were able to seize a total of 37 cattle heads from different locations in the district along with a pick-up tempo vehicle.

Dhubri Police also arrested a cattle smuggler, identified as Saiful Hoque alias Sheru from Tiyamari Part-II village under Gauripur police station of Dhubri district.

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Meanwhile, Dhubri Police arrested one Ganja seller, identified as Swajjal Mishra  from Senpara area in Dhubri town.

Police also apprehended two drug paddlers, namely Md. Malek Hussain of Tiamari of village under Gauripur police station and Md. Rajibul Islam of Ward No.14 of Dhubri town.

On August 20, Dhubri Police carried out a raid against gambling/ teer, drugs and their peddlers across the district.

During the operation, the police were able to seize gambling accessories, contraband drugs and cash amounts.

Dhuibri Police also arrested 17 people involved in such anti-social activities.

“We are ensuring some good Poker for the Jokers!!” Dhubri Police tweeted.

Police on Sunday said 3,000 litres of kerosene, which were illegally stocked, have also been seized at Agomoni.

Mukesh Kr Singh

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