Gaushala, Aug 15: The police on Sunday detained a pickup van along with six cows from Sripur VDC – 1 of Mahottari.
The van with registration no Na 4 Kha 5786 was being used to smuggle the cows to India when a police patrol team made the interception, Superintendent of Police (SP), Janak Bhattarai shared.
When the van and the cows were being taken to district’s chief customs office at Bhithamode, two cows died on the way while another died at the customs office, police said.
The police buried the dead cows at night along the banks of the Rato river whereas the remaining three cows and the van were handed over to the customs office, SP Bhattarai added. RSS