Suspected cow smugglers open fire at cops in Delhi

Sep 03, 2018, 14:02 IST | PTI

The unidentified duo fired two gunshots at the policemen and escaped from the spot leaving behind a tempo carrying two cows, she said, adding that the policemen were not injured

Suspected cow smugglers open fire at cops in Delhi
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Two suspected cow smugglers allegedly opened fire at a PCR van which was following them in north Delhi's Timarpur area, the police said on Sunday. The incident took place on the intervening night of September 1 and 2, Deputy Commissioner of Police (north) Nupur Prasad said.

The unidentified duo fired two gunshots at the policemen and escaped from the spot leaving behind a tempo carrying two cows, she said, adding that the policemen were not injured.

The vehicle, which has a registration number of Rajasthan, has been seized and the cows have been sent to a cow shelter, the DCP said. A case has been registered. Based on the registration number, efforts are underway to trace the owner of the vehicle and the accused, she said.

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