Alwar: Over 150 cows freed after encounter between smugglers and police, arms seized

The cow smugglers rammed into the police vehicle after which cops retaliated by firing three rounds at them near Ronija Than village .

A group of cow smugglers opened fire at police in Rajasthan's Alwar district after they were intercepted with a vehicle carrying cows.

The incident took place in Kherli-Mandawar road near Ronija Than village in Rajasthan.

The cow smugglers rammed into the police vehicle after which cops retaliated by firing three rounds at them. Nearly 150-200 cows were freed from them.

The case was registered at Kherli police station and six culprits were taken into custody.

The cows have been safely sent to a cowshed.

Illegal arms and ammunition were recovered from the cow smugglers.

Earlier on April 1, 55-year-old Pehlu Khan was brutally beaten up cow vigilantes in Alwar on suspicions that they were transporting cows for slaughter.

Khan later succumbed to his injuries.

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