Bantwal: Three Arrested for Cattle-trafficking – Vehicle, 7 Animals Seized

Bantwal: The Punjalkatte police, while on patrol duty and random vehicle inspection, detected a mini lorry which was carrying a cow, five he-buffaloes and a she-buffalo early Tuesday morning.

Kumar, Paramesh and P Krishna, all from Tarikere in Chikkamagaluru district, who were in the lorry were arrested.

The arrested persons are said to have confessed to have planned to take the animals to slaughterhouses in Kerala.

The trio was produced before a court here.

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