Bhubaneswar: Police seized a large container vehicle carrying about a hundred of cattle at Harianta on the National Highway-16 under the Tangi police limits in Cuttack district late on Tuesday night.
According to reports, the container carrying cattle was on its way from Begunia area in Khurda district to Kolkata when a patrolling team seized it. The cattle numbered about 100 were being illegally transported.
While cattle transporters and driver managed to flee away leaving the vehicle behind at the spot, the Tangi police have started more investigators.
According to latest reports, two of the transporters have been nabbed from a tea stall. While seized cattle were kept in a school playground, four of them have died.