From our Correspondent
Bongaigaon, May 13: Cow theft is on the rise in Bongaigaon and its neighbouring areas. This came to focus when a truck (AS-17-B-7336) carrying cows met with an accident in Kakoija area under Abhayapuri PS of Bongaigaon district. A local resident said that on Friday night they heard a loud sound. “Later when we moved to the spot, we saw the truck. The truck was full of cows. There were 25 cows in total there and among them, five were dead. We informed the police and police arrived on the spot immediately,” said the residents. It is suspected that the truck was carrying the cows illegally in order to supply elsehwere. The owner of the vehicle is Faiyaz Ahmed of Dhubri as registered in the DTO office. OC, Abhayapuri PS, said that they took the truck and the cows under their custody. “Health check-up of the cows is going by veteriry doctor.