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2 killed on suspicion of cattle smuggling

2 killed on suspicion of cattle smuggling

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Kolkata, Aug 27: Two persons were beaten to death by a mob on suspicion of cattle smuggling while their companion was arrested on Sunday in north Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district, police said. The three men were transporting cows on two pick-up vans when two of them were caught by the villagers at Jharsalboni area near Dhupguri. One maged to flee. “Two persons - Hafizul Sheikh and Anwar Hussain - were beaten to death by the villagers on suspicion of cattle smuggling. The incident occurred in the early hours. We are checking if the victims were legitimate cattle traders or smugglers,” an official from Dhupguri police station said. (IANS)

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