Guwahati: Seven persons were arrested for allegedly transporting 54 cattle heads in Biswanath on Sunday midnight.
The police said that the persons were arrested during a check where it was found that they had illegally transported the cattle near Magoni in Gohpor.
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The arrested persons are Mohidul Islam, Purna Gogoi, Javed Ali, Khurshed Ali, Rofikul Islam, Sohidul Islam and Bikas Gogoi.
The police seized four pick-up trucks during the operation.
The police said that they already had information about the trucks being loaded with the cattle heads and the vehicles bearing registration AS-13AC- 2062, AS_12BC- 7485, AS 12BC- 8275 and AS -27 C- 7688 were intercepted based on source description.
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53 cattle heads were being transported through these vehicles in a very congested way.
Further investigation is on in regard to the seizure.