*District administration acts tough against racket releasing stray animals in town/bovine smugglers*

Publish Date : 23/07/2019
DODA July 21:
With an aim to put restrictions on the movement of stray animals in the town which are causing inconvenience to the general public of Doda, DM Doda Dr Sagar D Doifode after receiving a number of complaints from the civilians of Doda town in the aforementioned issue, immediately directed SHO police station Doda to look into the matter on priority basis.
After gathering some inputs,SHO Doda laid a surprise nakkah on barath road Doda during the intervening night of 20th and 21st July 2019 and intercepted two vehicles used for the transportation of these bovines.
Whereas,four persons namely 1: Mohd Salem @ Gulshan S/O Gh Haider Malik R/O Barath 
2:Rashid Hussain @ Toucha S/O Ab Majeed Shah R/O Sadeeq Abad 
3: Riaz Ahmed S/O Wali Mohd R/O Jodhpur
4:Mohd Shafi S/O Gh Hassan R/O Barath Doda have been arrested and 18 bovine animals were rescued which were being transported to valley via barath.On this police Station Doda has registered a Case Vide FIR no 40/2019 U/S 188 RPC 3 PC Act and investigation has been started.
During the initial investigation it has been found that these bovine animals were earlier smuggled into the township from the adjoining areas of the district and set them free in the town for some days which creates nuisance in the town and then again the above mentioned person’s were further trying to smuggle them to valley and also told that more persons in this matter are likely to get arrested as the investigation will move further,as stated by the police officials.