Jammu: Police have foiled five major bids to smuggle bovines and rescued 41 animals in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir today, officials said.
A police party here conducted surprise checks at different locations in the district and rescued 26 bovines, they said, adding that five people were arrested in three separate incidents.
In Thanamandi, another police team intercepted a vehicle and found seven bovines. The driver, identified as Mohd Junaid, was taken into custody.
In Badhoon, eight bovines were rescued and the police arrested Mohd Amin.