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Cattle smuggler arrested in Gopalganj

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Chapra/Gopalganj,23 June,2019 (HS) Assam and Gopalganj police jointly succeeded in arresting inter national cattle smuggler Sarfaraz from Maripur Bazar under Phulwariya police station. Eastern states of the country wa\ere on the look out for him for the last several years. He was among five top wanted the list of Assam police. Assam police had come to Gopalganj for the last four days to nab him and on a tip off Sarfaraz was  nabbed. Money to the tune of crores was transacted thrpugh Hawala every month from Bangla Desh. In charge SP Vinay Kumar Tiwary today in a press conference told that Sarfaraz, an in habitant of Pandey Parsa village under Phulwariya police station had created nation wide network for smuggling of cows for the last 12 years.  He used to smuggle cattle to Bangla Desh via  Murshidabad. He had constructed a palatial house in Kamrup in Assam. Many cases were lodged with Bashishtha police station in Assam and he was a challenge for North Eastern states.

SP told that Sarfaraz had ammassed huge wealth through cattle smuggling and hundreds of persons were pressed into this job. Police are in search of other members of this team he added.