Beltangady: Vehicle transporting cattle overturns after chased by police

Daijiworld Media Network – Beltangady (DC)

Beltangady, Aug 10: A tempo transporting stolen cows tried to escape from the police defying their instruction to stop and overturned here near Arthil in Sonandur village near Madanthyar on Thursday August 9.

Jainu alias Jainuddin and Arafa, residents of Ammemar with three others were reportedly transporting stolen cows to Bantwal.

On getting credible information, police signalled the tempo to stop near Guruvayanakere. But the cattle transporters tried to escape. While being chased by the police, driver Farooq lost control and the tempo fell into a drain.

Meanwhile, the police rescued 6 cows transported in an inhumane way in the tempo.

All the five accused managed to flee from the spot.

Cattle worth Rs 20,000 and the tempo worth Rs 4 lacs have been recovered.

A case has been registered at Punjalkatte police station.