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Alwar: Cattle smugglers fire bullets and injure villagers, one accused Salim Khan arrested

The entire Mewat region of Haryana and Rajasthan has been a hotbed of cattle smugglers who often turn violent. On Monday, a young Gau Rakshak Gopal was shot dead by smugglers as he attempted to chase them.

After numerous incidents of cattle smuggling and cattle theft-related violence, another shocking incident has come to the fore in Alwar when cattle smugglers yesterday opened fire at the locals who attempted to stop them.

The incident occurred in the Kauthmar village on Tuesday night. Two people have been injured in the incident and one of the accused have been nabbed by the police. Salim Khan, who fired at the locals was later caught by the villagers and handed over to police.

As soon as the police were informed about the incident, it rushed to the spot. Following the complaint, a blockade was held to catch the smugglers.

Following the incident, DSP Omprakash Meena and Kathumar SHO Rajesh Varma reached the Deshmukh General Hospital on Wednesday morning to take stock of the situation and record the statement of the injured. According to the eye-witness, they were going along the Pahadi Nagla Dhan Singh road when they saw 3-4 youths discreetly sneaking past with smuggled cattle. When confronted, one of them fired at them and they both were injured. Salim, the accused who fired at the locals was later apprehended by the villagers and handed over to the police.

This is not the first time that Alwar is in the news for cattle smuggling. In the past too, there have been skirmishes between the locals and the cattle smugglers who steal cows and allegedly transport them to the neighbouring Haryana to illegal slaughterhouses.

The entire Mewat region of Haryana and Rajasthan has been a hotbed of cattle smugglers who often turn violent. On Monday, a young Gau Rakshak Gopal was shot dead by smugglers as he attempted to chase them.

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