Bhubaneswar: Locals rescued a large number of cattle, seized a truck carrying them and detained its drive in Bhadrak district early this morning.
According to reports, locals intercepted the cattle-laden truck at Motel Chhak on the National Highway 16 at Bhadrak. After rescuing the cattle, seizing the truck and detaining its drive, locals called police.
On being informed, the Bhadrak town police reached to spot and detained the driver of the truck. They also took the cattle and the vehicle to their custody.
It may be noted here that illegal traffic of cattle from Odisha to West Bengal is reported often from Bhadrak and Balasore districts often.