Cattle traffickers open fire near toll gate in Odisha; 2 ‘Gau Sevaks’ injured

Jashipur: Two ‘Gau Sevaks’ were reportedly injured after cattle traffickers fired at them near Jashipur toll gate in Mayurbhanj district in wee hours today.

According to reports, a few members of an organisation namely ‘Devsena’ stopped a vehicle carrying cattle near an under-construction toll gate in Jashipur early in the morning. During the period, some miscreants travelling in a car escorting the cattle-laden truck opened fire at ‘Gau Sevaks’.

Two members of the cow vigilante outfit sustained injuries in the firing. They were admitted to a hospital for the treatment.

The cattle traffickers managed to flee the scene after hundreds of locals from nearby villages gathered at the area. Police detained the cattle-laden truck and initiated probe into the incident.

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