A group of tourists have alleged that they were attacked by cow smugglers in Odisha.
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K.V Kanan, a member of the group who received severe injuries, said,
I had planned this tour along with my friend Sumant from Delhi. We were travelling with our wives and other family members when this incident occurred around 4 pm on July 14.
An FIR has been lodged at the Chandili Police station while the injured tourists have been hospitalized. Guha Poonam Tapaskumar, DM Rayagada, has promised to probe the matter and pay for the treatment of the injured tourists. Tapaskumar also said that the matter has been sent to the Society of Prevention of Cruelty To Animals.
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In another incident, a senior police official in Uttar Pradesh has informed that the entire Dial 100 team have been suspended because they were unable to save stray cattle from bovine smugglers. The incident took place in Badaun district of UP on Saturday when bovine smugglers killed at least half-a-dozen stray cattle and threw the skeletons after packing the flesh in a truck. The smugglers also fired at the villagers when they intervened. A complaint has been lodged against the smugglers and the matter is being probed by the state police.