Bhubaneswar: In another such incident, two cattle-laden trucks were seized at Shergarh tollgate in Balasore district early this morning. Over a hundred of cattle were rescued.
According to reports, activists of the Bajarang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad had earlier got information about the illegal transportation of cattle from a reliable source. Accordingly, they kept watching at the tollgate and intercepted the trucks and rescued the cattle.
Latter, the activists handed over the cattle and truck drivers to police.
It may be noted that cattle are often transported from Odisha to neighbouring West Bengal though Balasore. Such seizures have been reported many times in the past.