Thane: Two held from power loom town of Bhiwandi for transporting beef illegally in Mumbai

Updated On : 25 Feb , 2017 , 02:09 PM
Thane: Two held from power loom town of Bhiwandi for transporting beef illegally in Mumbai
Thane: Two held from power loom town of Bhiwandi for transporting beef illegally in Mumbai
Thane:

Two persons have been arrested from power loom town of Bhiwandi for allegedly transporting beef illegally, police said on Friday .

A police team was carrying out a check on Wednesday night at Padgha when it intercepted a tempo, travelling from Aurangabad to Mumbai, and found beef packed in drums, Padgha police station Inspector Bhaskar Pukle said.

When quizzed, the driver and the occupant revealed that they did not have permission to transport beef, Pukle said, adding, the driver also did not have a driving licence.

The tempo and beef, valuing at Rs 6 lakh, have been seized and the duo have been booked under IPC section 429 (mischief by killing or maiming cattle) and relevant sections of Maharashtra Protection of Cattle Act-1995, he said. 

First Published : Saturday, February 25, 2017 02:00 PM
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