Delhi: Suspected cow smugglers open fire at policemen, two cows rescued

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 September 2018, 01:35 PM
Delhi: Suspected cow smugglers open fire at policemen, two cows rescued (File Photo)
Delhi: Suspected cow smugglers open fire at policemen, two cows rescued (File Photo)

Two suspected cow smugglers on Sunday allegedly opened fire at a Police Control Room (PCR) vehicle in north Delhi’s Timarpur area, said police.

According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (north) Nupur Prasad, the incident took place on the intervening night of September 1 and 2.

The two unidentified men allegedly fired two gunshots at the policemen which was following them, however the policemen were escaped unhurt, police said.

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As per reports, the duo ran away before the police leaving behind a tempo carrying two cows.

The seized vehicle bears Rajasthan registration number, said police.

Based on the registration number, efforts are underway to identify the owner of the vehicle and the accused, DCP said.

Meanwhile, the rescued cows have been sent to a cow shelter, it said.

 (With PTI inputs)

First Published: Monday, September 03, 2018 07:49 AM
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