Acting on a tip-off, the patrolling party of Border Security Force (BSF) troops of Border Out Post (BOP) apprehended one cattle smuggler along with 11 cattle heads on Thursday from bordering areas of Mahamayachar in Assam's South Salmara district.
Identified as Haten Ali, the apprehended smuggler was trying to smuggle the cattle from India to Bangladesh.
Ali has been handed over to the police and booked at the South Salmara Police Station for further investigation.
It may be mentioned here that the BSF of Guwahati Frontier apprehended two cattle smugglers along with six cattle heads on June 1, 2019, from the bordering areas of Jhalachar and Chowkichar district South Salmara Mankachar (Assam).
Ane Indian cattle smuggler was also arrested along with one cattle from the area of responsibility of Border Outpost of Jhalachar. He was trying to smuggle the cattle from India to Bangladesh.